May bank holiday checklist: part deux

Continuing with yesterday’s update on the May bank holiday weekend:

 Shoddy DIY

Not really DIY, but assembled R’s new IKEA desk

DIY - IKEA assembly

Suggest bike ride

Suggested, quite strongly, a bike ride to R. Got dismissed out of hand.

Thought of going for a short, solo one. Dozed off.

End of.


Went for a walk around Puttenham common. It’s a huge, beautiful green area just outside the next village, with everything – rolling hills with views of South downs and the Hog’s back, beautiful ponds (with swimming for both dogs and humans allowed), dense woodland (with colours varying from bright, adolescent green, to purple and brown), and lovely, dog & kid friendly pubs.

Had a lovely time. Even the lately tired, and grumpy, R was enjoying it today :)

And so the long weekend, with a happy, surprisingly good-weathered staycation, comes to an end.


Just another bank holiday weekend

Friday night movie.

Saturday – I worked in the garden, and R volunteered at Thames Path 100 (a 100 mile running race along the Thames path from London to Oxford).

I sweated in the yards – mowing the lawns and trimming the daffodils. R cheered, helped, and (most importantly obsessed and tweeted) over the competitors.

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