The adventurous and sometimes lazy days of summer will merely be a memory in the coming weeks, and this time next week we will be back to school runs and schedules. I cannot even begin to think of having a child in year 2 and another year 1, but until then we are making the most of our remaining freedom and being grateful for the adventures of summer! Oh what… View Post

We just got back late last night from a flying visit to Oxford (post coming soon), and it was both a great start to the Summer Holidays and end to the month of July. We had such a lovely time together there exploring the castle, streets and colleges. It was a fun little trip to a place filled with memories for Mr Smith and a place where the buildings and… View Post

Life this year has been moving along at a steady pace and has felt fine, but then suddenly June seems to have just gone by in a flash, and I can’t quite believe that here we are already in July! We are feeling joyful, blessed and incredibly happy in our new chapter and already seeing many more reasons why it was (and is) a good choice for us! June for… View Post

As we say goodbye to May, we say goodbye to life in Leeds too. We end the month in a bare house and a lounge piled high with boxes and all of our life’s possessions, in anticipation for the big move from Leeds tomorrow and Friday. I can hardly believe this day is here! Our family in May has been showered in love and appreciation by our friends here in Leeds and… View Post