Monday, 19 October 2009


We didn't really get up to much this weekend as not only was Milo a bit off colour but the weather wasn't too good either. For most of the time we had a very fine drizzle, the type that soaks you . It was the type of weekend where you just want to curl up with nice warm blankies and drink hot chocolate .
Unfortunately with my two boys you can't always do this, if they don't get out of the house to let off steam all hell breaks loose , they literally go stir crazy and end up either fighting and yelling at each other or constantly moaning and crying.
So during a short respite in the drizzle we climbed a hill ,, Tunstall Hill to be precise. It's only a 10 minute drive from our house so not too far if we needed to get back to the bathroom!!

This photo looks black and white it is actually colour and in the distance you can see the sea.

and if you look extra closely you might just see flying geese.

There was a race to the top and then the need to rest for a few minutes to admire the view.

It was quite a climb to get to the top and once again the sea is in the distance .

This is a view of our little city , I just wish the light had been better so my apologies for the pics. I also noticed that there is also an overgrown allotment at the bottom left - I might have to enquire about that!!

These next few pics are just random ones I took last week.

Whilst I was on my hands and knees crawling amongst the undergrowth to get this one Gabe was playing with some pine cones just behind me . Anyway I heard this mans voice talking to him so I turned round quickly and this poor man jumped about 10ft in the air, he hadn't seen me and thought Gabe had been abandoned. Luckily it was a man we see in the park all the time walking his dog and often chat to.

And this last one I took this morning on the way back from taking Milo to school, I just thought the colours were gorgeous , and it's still drizzling.


...Nina Nixon... said...

'Aaahhhh' cabin fever we have that most weekends and what ever the weather sometimes have to just go out and let the kids burn off some energy!!

Have a lovely week,

Nina x

Thimbleanna said...

Oooooh, it looks like you're having a lovely fall in England this year! It's flat as a pancake here where I live -- I sure wish we had some exciting hills with views to climb -- thanks for sharing yours!

Suzie Sews At DOTTY RED said...

such beautiful pics. Oh and as for cabin fever, yep I know that feeling with two boys......

Simone said...

Lovely mushrooms! That poor man must have been so shocked when you popped up out of the undergrowth!!! The boys look so healthy with their rosy cheeks after climbing the hill!

Locket Pocket said...

I can't believe how much Baby G has grown! And I love your header photo! Lucy x

this is my patch said...

It's a good idea to climb a hill, when you don't feel right! I hope calm is restored in the household. x

Unknown said...

Lisa, lovely photos! We have had a lot of geese flying overhead too!