Over the hills and off to school we go

The Harker family woke with excitement this morning as it was finally time to put on crisp school uniform and head off to their new school – Pennington CofE Primary School, where Megan was joining year 6 and William year 3. The morning went incredibly smoothly as the new uniforms had been tried on, name-labelled …

William starts at Petersgate

The time has come for William to start big school.  He is off to Petersgate Infant School following in his sisters footsteps.  He is really lucky to have the same teacher as Megan for year R – Miss Renton and we are sure she will bring out the best in William and help his first …

Finishing on a high – Coniston Old Man

Wainwright No. 32 – 2,633ft (802m) Today was another remarkable day.  It was the last day of our holiday and the weather conditions were PERFECT for attempting to summit Coniston Old Man as the sun was shining but it wasn’t too hot, the summit was free from cloud allowing us spectacular panoramic views, the strong …

Megan’s 7th Birthday Part 1 – New bike

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 …

Sporting Success

Its my right and privilege to boast about my children’s successes and this month we have had a lot to shout about!!! First William entered his first ever gymnastics competition and only went and won it. What a fantastic achievement – well done William.  I wonder if this is the first of many trophies you …

School Photos 2015/16

This year has seen William complete his time at Pre-school and Megan complete her time at Infant School.  For completeness we felt obliged to purchase their school photos although I have to say neither of them capture their best sides in my opinion.  The photos were actually taken in different sittings – Megan in December …