A photo a day, every day, for a year! This is my post for the year 2023 Week 38, 39 and 40. These September weeks brought with them some adventures. We sailed on a paddle steamer down the River Thames. Used our Silver Merlin Pass to visit LEGOLAND Windsor and Chessington World of Adventures. We also took Little E to a cat cafe for a special treat and started to look at high schools for her.
Project 365 – 2023 Week 38
Ethan was at his club today so we took Little E to the Cat Cafe in Halstead. I have wanted to take her to a cat cafe for a long time but the ones in London have strict rules. Meow Cat Cafe allows children in and even has special SEN sessions. Halstead isn’t that far from us so I booked us a table. Little E loved her time with the cats. Even Darren liked visiting the cats.
We took my mum and dad to LEGOLAND Windsor today. It is a place my mum has always wanted to go. Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t on our side so we didn’t stay for too long but they saw all that they wanted to see.
Little E now has athletics on a Monday night. We all went tonight to help her settle in. I took my book to read whilst she trained.
When we were on the cruise I took some of Little E’s old Disney dresses to give to another little girl. Their parents gave us some Percy Pig coins as thanks as I said I didn’t want anything for the dresses.
Darren told me I have lots of petrol in my car. He told me it went to three. So I thought he meant the three white boxes which I knew wouldn’t last me the week. He meant to the number three which is more than enough. I sent him this photo to show him we need to mean the same thing when talking about the petrol in the car.
Ethan brought home something he had been working on at school. They are reading a book about travel. They all made islands with lighthouses. He was very proud of his work.
I took my mum to her sisters today. Friday is the day I drive into town to take Little E to her dance lessons so it was easy to stop at my aunt’s. I didn’t know she had budgerigars.
Project 365 – 2023 Week 39
We went on the Waverley Paddle Steamer today. We boarded the Waverley at the end of Clacton Pier. It sailed into the River Themes and we got off at Tower Bridge. It was a fascinating sailing and something we had wanted to do for a while.
I can’t believe our roses are still in bloom.
A second of my roses is now blooming in our garden.
Little E’s favourite dinner is a salad. So tonight’s dinner is her choice.
We visited a high school tonight, the first of many, Little E got the chance to try a science experiment.
Another school tour tonight, this time Little E had some fun in the Spanish class.
Darren sent me this photo today. He liked how pink the clouds looked.
Project 365 – 2023 Week 40
I booked an overnight stay at Chessington World of Adventures. We haven’t been to Chessington for years. We were excited to try all the new rides.
Our second day at Chessington, the children loved this ride. I couldn’t face it so soon after breakfast!
Darren took Litte E to her training tonight. They train in all weathers. The sky didn’t look very happy tonight!
Another salad dinner for Little E.
With the summer not being as hot as we expected I still have ice pops in the freezer. It was my treat for today.
Another school tour for us tonight. They were offering tours during school hours too. I will look into booking one of those next year.
Little E was picked to be part of the Eco Team at school. She had to write a short application saying why she wanted to be part of the team. I’m so proud of her and she loves wearing her new badge.
That was our 2023 Week 38, 39 and 40 adventure. You can read about weeks 35, 36 and 37 here.