At 9:49 on 24 August 2009 we welcomed our little girl into the world. Ten years later we are waking up on Megan’s birthday to an incredibly beautiful sunrise over Haweswater and the surrounding fells. The good thing about 10 year olds, is they don’t wake up as early as new born babies so we […]
It’s Megan’s long awaited birthday – the days having been on the count down since our arrival in Cumbria. This morning Megan and William were early to rise (and I mean EARLY) filled with excitement. I had to pretend to be asleep a couple of times to keep them in their room, especially as I […]
Well, there was to be no repeat of the last time we were in Cumbria for Megan’s birthday as Megan and William were up and about from 5am wondering when then could go upstairs and see if there were any presents. We finally gave in shortly after 6 for the unwrapping frenzy to begin. It […]
Lay and I returned to Holly Bank Barn on Sunday morning for the start of our family holiday. We arrived to a fabulous welcoming committee waiting for us in the driveway which was a pleasing sight after a long journey. We were then greeted with a delicious croissant breakfast (thanks Grannie Annie). Megan and William spotted […]
Mummy was up at the crack of dawn to ice Megan’s cake before taking Togo for a long walk with Grandad. Meanwhile Grannie Annie enrolled Megan into helping with some household chores whilst Daddy and William went in search of a large number 5 helium filled baloon. With Party preparations complete we walked and scootered […]
After our birthday breakfast we hopped in the car and drove over to Grizedale forest in search of the Gruffalo and friends. Having worked up an appetite we ate lunch in the café before heading over to Greenodd to give Togo a good run off lead.
Five years ago, today, we were waiting for Megan to arrive into the world. Roll the clock forward five years and we are waiting for Megan to wake up so we can start to celebrate her birthday. Finally she stirred and after counting the days for the last two months her birthday had finally arrived. […]