20 December 2009
It was very cold today and my feet froze in my leather boots, but the light was beautiful and we found a treehouse in one corner of the park, where Oscar pretended he was watching TV, thats probably a sign he is watching too much of it.
Our usual park looks different when the landscape is covered in snow and ice.
17 December 2009
I am more christmasy this year then ever before, I was never big on xmas decorations and baking but now I have done both ginger biscuits, saffronbuns and marsipan figures in chocolat, to cheer us up today since we have been confined indoors the whole day, since Oscar is ill. Here its snowing big flakes and it feels very Nordic.
Found Lolitas blog today.
14 December 2009
Today I received in the post the lovely screenprinted shirt from Sara, thank you! And we finally got to see some Lucia we went all the way to the Swedish church for some beautiful Lucia celebration, lussebulle and real Swedish coffee. Now watching The age of stupid, scary but important message, lets save our planet!
10 December 2009
Had friends visiting these days and it all went to fast wanted more chats and laughs, have't seen them together since we finished college so it was revisiting of past memories, and hopefully we see eachother before 7 years past again.
Just makes me think about how time is fast and that all the are days passing by. But also that time can be relative and that people dont seem to change that much.
03 December 2009
Getting into xmas mode... getting gifts and decorating the house, but this year I really don't want to spend a lot of money, and we are going to his family not mine so it will be a slightly different "Jule" then usual.
I love everything in this stationary shop Papernation especially these christmas stickers,
01 December 2009
30 November 2009
Today we had a nice day together, laughing a lot, that my daughter has a sense of humour is clear.
My neighbour knocked on my door he had been given my parcel by the postoffice by mistake. I was happy to find it was my order from Shelf that had arrived. They have finally opened a online shop for those of us that don't live on Brick lane, cool has suddenly come a bit closer!
This nice cup is by Japanese illustrator Shinzi Katoh, will be a christmas gift for Osci.
29 November 2009
Went to South Kensington to the Science museum. A day for the kids, Oscars friend and he had a great time in the play areas of the museum. There we saw the original version of our car the Fiat 600S displayed, to my partners pride. Science museum is such a great place for kids, and there were a lot of them so for us adults it was not the most relaxing Sunday, hubby went early to bed to catch up with the sleep.
We had a busy weekend with Thanksgiving party yesterday, and looking for a new car... we love our Fiat 600 in the pictures above but being a family with 2 kids we really could do with a bit more space, and now when I know it is actually fit for the museum im even more worried about driving it.
Hoping I will be able to go to the Design Museums Animation event organised by Ranko Andjelic.
Have a look at Vejacecilias blog for nice give aways vejacecilia: Moleskine giveaway.
27 November 2009
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15 November 2009
Bumped into Elliot in our local park today and had some fun looking for treasures, and leaves. Oscar scared me the other day he came into the room feet and hands completely covered in a dark matter... that later transpired to be water solvable stuff, but he gave me a fright. Now im gonna watch the next instalment of Merlin on demand. goodnight. Godnatt.
07 November 2009
We got these lovely felt figures in a autumn activity pack from our local cornershop man for free and I just had to do something with them, I love the eyes made of plastic that you glue on begs to be played with... my son is still a bit too small for anything co-ordinated creative activity, he doesn't want to do what you are supposed to, he paints with the glue, and puts more paint on his body theb on the paper, all the glitter on the floor and he cuts up my drawings wih scissors... I go crazy and fall out of my role as the creative teacher and become a cleaning fixated mum... I dont wanna be like that ... I would like to not care about crumbs and paint going on the floor, but I do and there will inevitable be more mess for a while longer...
03 November 2009
I received my moo cards in the post,(even as there is a strike)! So now I can happily give out my business cards to anyone who wants one.
I went into a local shop today that sells school uniforms etc, and I found these lovely socks for Gaia proper English quality, vintage but not second hand, and these swimming trunks that Im not sure I will ever get Oscar to wear, there were others really lovely size 12 but I think it even less likely he will wanna wear them when he turns 12. Mummy loves them, though.
28 October 2009
We enjoyed a lovely Catholic wedding in southern Italy the region of Calabria, in a little lovely church with the whole family of my partner gathered, this is Livia, who was a bridesmaid, with outfit handmade by her mother, she also made Oscars clothes, such a talented lady.
12 October 2009
10 October 2009
09 October 2009
08 October 2009
Playdate with little Oli.
kids played and we had a lovely Ragu made by my Italian friend, this week we are socialising alot since my partner is away, and we don't want to be home alone so we keep busy.
Today I bought a dress for my sister in laws wedding and high heels, and I am wondering when ever am I gonna use them again? But they are very nice.