Day by Day, Nature & Animals

Kitchen science – 25 May 2018

We’ve always enjoyed “speriments”, whether this is creative mixing of ingredients (Sparkly Eyes’ current craze for making slime), or more structured kitchen chemistry.  The girls rediscovered and old Usborne book which I had for the boys, and spent an industrious morning performing some of the experiments, while I was helping prepare Rhythm Dude for his… Continue reading Kitchen science – 25 May 2018

Nature & Animals

Wild flowers of the spring – 5 May 2018

Now the sun is finally warming up the countryside, the wild flowers are springing into abundance.  Here are a few we spied on a delightful family walk to the bluebell woods over the week end.  The picture of the orchid was taken by my brother on the longer walk for fitter adults and more energetic… Continue reading Wild flowers of the spring – 5 May 2018