Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Yorkshire Halloween!

ARRRR! Halloween in Yorkshire:Long walk through town to Giggleswick up the hill for the amazing viewsdown the hill to catch a few bargains at an old mill-turned outlet shopping centerquick trip up to the Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle-Carlisle Railway … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Theatre

Last weekend, we took the kids to the Gulbenkian Theatre at the University of Kent to see a show called “Tortoise and Hare”.  It was a very sweet adaptation and we all enjoyed it.  Good thing, too, because we have … Continue reading

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An Autumn Visit to the Blean

On Friday, the kids and I headed out for another walk through the Blean Wood on the Crab and Winkle Way to Canterbury.  We left Whitstable after French class, where the kids are learning lots of vocabulary and some counting. … Continue reading

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London’s Museum of Natural History

Last Wednesday we took the train to Victoria Station and walked all the way down to the Museum of Natural History.  It was a chilly day, but sunny and clear.  On a middle-of-the-week day, the week before the mid-term holiday, it … Continue reading

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The Apple Festival at Brogdale Farm

On Saturday we took the train to Faversham (only one stop up the line).  It was such a perfect fall day — cool, but not too cold, and very bright and sunny.  It was the kind of day that was … Continue reading

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Flora’s pixie hair day

I’ve been having fun with the girl’s hair…

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Flora’s big hair day

The girl’s hair is amazing.  I wish it were mine…    

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