Category: Celebrations/holidays

Yellow moon: Lanterns for Diwali

Lanterns for Diwali It’s a festival of light, so we used our lanterns from Yellow Moon to help us concentrate when learning all about Diwali. Busy fingers keep our ears open!               We talked about Diwali this year and we learned about the Festival of Lights and read about Lakshmi, the goddess of love beauty and wealth… Read more →


For the last few years we have been to Buile Hill Park for their firework display. The first year we went we were extra impressed as it was set to classical music. The second year a radio station had managed to get a gig there and were blaring out some nonsense that kids with heavily drawn on eyebrows would be… Read more →

My Birthday

It was my birthday. They come around all too often, don’t they? This one was pretty special though. I was 39. The last of my thirties and I wasn’t depressed about it, I’ve given up worrying about my age. I just want to be healthy and happy and not in pain! Since my back surgery I just celebrate every morning… Read more →

Colour your own chrimbo cards!

Our wonderful friend at Yellow Moon sent us some Christmassy things to make and do this year. One of them was these cards:   We took these cards to Grandpa’s house and he was rather chuffed that he’d received handmade cards. The children all made one (Leon isn’t thrilled by getting his picture taken for the blog) They were easy… Read more →

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