Category Archives: family
He first rode this bike with help on Thursday evening and by Saturday morning Junior was riding solo / unaided. He’s done so well, it looks like having the Balance Bike really did do what it was supposed to. Junior … Continue reading
Being on a sabbatical year has given me a lot of time to think, to develop but also more time to have fun with Junior. After a trial nights’ camping in the back garden in the Spring, we discussed taking … Continue reading
I am delighted to have just introduced Junior to Thunderbirds. Whilst originally made in the 60’s it was still being shown in my childhood some 10-15 years later. Showing superlative taste he loved it, which meant I got to relive … Continue reading
Mrs W was due to work this weekend, so Junior and I headed away for a weekend in York aided by our VW camper-van. I was really pleased with this photo which was taken just after we had woken on … Continue reading
A half term treat, going to Manchester on the train to catch a tram (and an incidental visit to the Museum of Science and Industry).
For Junior’s fourth birthday we spent a day at Diggerland in Yorkshire with his best friend. We all enjoyed the day and the digger themed cake we’d made in advance…
Preparation for our family cycle tour across France on the Canal des Deux Mers route is now in full swing with the arrival of Junior’s new accessory. He can now contribute to progress with his own set of pedals. He … Continue reading
Many people reserve their blog postings for epic tales of ‘daring do’ involving vertiginous climbs and wild camping in the wilderness. However with a 2 ½ year old in tow an amble in the Yorkshire Dales seems just as note-worthy. … Continue reading
A boys afternoon out climbing Pendle from the East side, traversing the length and then dropping down into Barley for a beer whilst we waited for our lift home with Mrs W. Junior also loved sitting on the trig point, carrying … Continue reading
Recent investment in new infrastructure.