Archive for June, 2008

When the man at the touch pool shrieked like a girl

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

There was the biggest hermit crab I have ever seen at the touch pool. Far more like Sebastian-the-crab than the little hermits I remember scurrying around rockpools in the days of my distant yoof. When the girls were done feeling the different seaweeds and playing with anemones and shells they wanted to see the crab [...]

This Boy’s Room

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

I have a boys room for the first time in a long time …

Happy Birthday Sophie!

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Sophie woke at 4.15 and sat up in bed with a huge grin on her face refusing to go back to sleep …