When we were all food festival-ed out, we popped in to the
Allie’s blogged a bit about Monday, which also included Kids Club for Pearlie and the resumption of Woodcraft Folk for Leo. This was a bit of a sad affair, with only six kids returning after the summer break. We’re still deciding whether to do a publicity drive or let the group fizzle out. In the afternoon, Pearlie suddenly decided to dig out her big bucket of Scoubis and started braiding. She was given hundreds of them a couple of years ago, when it was all the rage, but never really took to it. She’s now making up for lost time and churning out friendship bracelets for everybody at a rate of knots (so to speak!)
Tuesday had work for me, Squeezebox and park for Allie and the kids. P. had swimming in the evening, followed by a sleepover with her friend R. Much Sylvanian play and chatting, all managed very nicely by them both.
Despite feeling a bit grotty with a cold, I pressed on with all my commitments on Wednesday – work in the morning, followed by library and swimming with the kids in the afternoon, then my monthly(ish) knitting group in the evening. Allie and the kids entertained visiting grandmothers, just back from
Both kids went to Kids Club this morning, and I did some errands in town, so Allie had a small window in which to do some writing – something we’ve decided to prioritise over cleaning our neighbour’s house for some extra cash. It was nice to be able to have a cup of tea together before she went to work, too. Leo and I made stew and dumplings for tea, then dropped Pearlie off at her Woodcraft Folk group.