Monday 28 April 2014


Another birthday flower.

Well, it was lovely weekend again.  The sun shone yesterday and it was nearly warm enough to sit out.  I had fun 'creating' a couple of frugal recipes for LBTL (on the other blog).  The planning was all done and dusted and one of the Birthday Bottles is no more!

Beth and Alex came over and we all thoroughly enjoyed Welsh rarebit on toast followed by some fresh fruit.  Absolutely delicious and very simple to make.  I had a bit of cream that needed using up so I added a dash to the cheese mixture and mmmmmmmm.

Apart from that it was all a bit busy one way and another.  Maybe I am going back to school for a rest!  :-)

Today is the first swimming afternoon.  The class is split into three groups and they go one group at a time to the swimming pool for their lesson.  It means that everything else is very disjointed and you can't do anything that requires teaching input.  However, learning to swim and developing the skill once you can swim is important and we are very lucky to have access to our own pool.  My class is also very lucky that the swimming is this term, the warm and sunny term.

Here's to a warm and sunny day today then.


  1. I think it is wonderful that you teach your children how to swim as you rightly say it is so important that they can keep themselves safe if they fall into water. It was one of the skills that both my boys were taught early on along with how to cross roads safely. However it fell to me to teach them however the school did run cycling proficiency classes which is also important for their safety.

  2. Yes, we do that too, for Y6 children, and they're not allowed to cycle to school unescorted until they pass it.
    Both are crucial skills, I agree.
    J x

  3. I like Welsh rarebit, but prefer Croque Monsieur. Alternatively, a Dutch toasted cheese, ham and egg sandwich is also tasty. Jx

  4. They're all delicious really, aren't they? :-)
    J x