Monday 21 April 2014: Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!
1515/365: ... what you can't really see here is that Fizzy has modified his slide experience and is sitting on his coat for maximum 'slideability'. He's also clutching the little frisbee he was given yesterday by CleanSteve when we met for a walking, frisbee-chucking blipmeet in Gloucestershire!
And yet again, this is a blip a day late because I just didn't have chance to blip while away. I took this picture at the playground my brothers and I used to play in when we were children. And today, I was there with my older brother, my sister-in-law, my nephew, two nieces, my mum and - of course - Moo and Fizz. And we had a brilliant family play there. The four youngest cousins playing a game of hide and seek / tag / dob (depending on which part of the country you live in!), Moo swung like a chimp off the tall climbing frame where I used to climb with my brothers. Fizzy chased and ran around like a loony. And all before it came on to rain!!
We also fitted in an Easter Egg hunt around the garden at Mum's. I'd done clues so that each of the five children had their own trail of clues / riddles to work out and follow... and at the end, they all had a little bag of Easter eggs. They were completely into it and it was fun to see a) how excited Fizz and Moo were before it started (running down the road to wait for my brother and his family to arrive!) and b) how well they all did with working out their clues. It's a complicated beastie to set up but watching them all having fun more than makes up for it.
Trying to think what else we did. Ermmm... I went for a run first thing... then we walked up to the shop to collect Mum's paper and the children spent a pound (well, 60p actually!) on some sweeties... and then home to make the party food for later on. And, well, completely busy, but everyone happy - which is a good combo!
PS The kids have been pretty good at not wolfing all of their chocolate!
PPS Miraculously so!!