underfoot it was a bit muddy – slightly frozen on top, but the kind of soggy chilliness underneath which could easily soak a man’s foot
on the day after boxing day our family got the horrible winter vomitting bug. whilst jane and esther lay in their death beds upstairs our hosts let kezia and me wander around their house.
we’d had to abandon the sky part of this jigsaw the night before as we’d run out of time, but the extra half day meant kezia and i could spend a few hours putting a few hundred identical blue pieces together
but it was too much for james who fell asleep standing up leaning against his chair
james’ dad also feel asleep, but in a more comfortable location
james loved chucking leaves
and when the kids still weren’t worn out we put them on this training wheel where they could run round in circles without going anywhere (thus preparing them for later life)