justathought

Just the thoughts of a girl.

Category Archives: My Family

A Bit Of Everything

I feel like we have a lot to catch up on from the last few weeks, I seem to have been super busy all of a sudden!! A few weeks ago, my mum and I caught the train to stay with Heather, Andy and Tiny Tin Bird for a while. It seemed that whenever they …

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We Went Away!!

Last week, my mum and I headed over to West Sussex to spend a few days away from home just to say that we’d been on holiday. Everyone else had been away twice with friends or on canoe club trips, but we’d both been working lots and hadn’t been away at all, so decided to …

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Tiny Tin Bird’s 1st Birthday Party

This weekend Heather, Andy and Tiny Tin Bird came down so we could celebrate TTB’s first birthday. His actual birthday isn’t until next week, but we had our own little party at our house for him on Saturday. Actually, it wasn’t that little – we had 17 adults and 3 children under two years old, …

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My Bank Holiday Monday

Today is a bank holiday in the UK, and boy have I been looking forward to it! After eight weeks of working and training, topped off by a weekend of competing and spectating at the national marathon canoeing championships, I was well in need of a lie in. I purposefully planned absolutely nothing for the …

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A Visit from the Tin Birds

Two weeks ago, it was my grandma’s birthday and Heather and Tiny Tin Bird came to stay for about a week and a half so we could all celebrate together. My grandma absolutely loves watching him potter around and had carefully taken everything off her small, low coffee table so he wouldn’t get in to anything he …

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The Fancy Picnic

It was such a lovely day today that after training at the canoe club, lounging in the sunny garden and seeing my Grandma, my mum and I decided to pack up some food and head to the canal to have a picnic in our favourite spot. Here’s last year’s post when we did the same …

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Dear Tiny Tin Bird

Dear Tiny Tin Bird, I had such fun with you while we were in Stratford for Rachel’s birthday. You make a very good shopping companion! I’m amazed at how well you cope with being the centre of attention of so many people. You see, you’re just SO cute that everyone instantly looks at you, smiles, …

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Stratford

Yesterday was Rachel’s 23rd birthday, and she decided that she’d quite like to head over to Stratford for a bit of shopping, some ice cream and a picnic. So that’s exactly what we did. Heather and Tiny Tin Bird are visiting at the moment, so out little party consisted of Rachel, my mum, Heather, TTB …

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Avoiding Scurvy

I have some big news for you. Today,  something very exciting happened. Today, I LEFT THE HOUSE. Now, I know for most people, this won’t be a big deal. To me, however, when I’ve been cooped up since Friday, only leaving twice to go to the corner shop and buy emergency chocolate supplies, it was …

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Yarn Bag Ta Dah!

I realised I said a little while ago that I should have a Ta Dah post coming up soon and then actually forgot to do it! This whole project has been a bit delayed really, as it was actually meant as a Christmas present for Heather but I only got around to making it at …

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