Ready to launch

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Baby B’s toys never know quite what they’ll be getting up to next. One second after I took this photo, dog was lifted up by his cord lead and waved around B’s head like a mace – so it’s lucky … Continued

The dismount

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Poor Baby B was still suffering from last week’s vile cold today, but he did his best to be charming, bless him, and for quite a lot of the time he succeeded, though it didn’t take very much to upset … Continued

What to choose…?

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When a boy has mastered crawling, the world is his toy basket. And for his ancient grandparents, watching him crawl over to his toy basket and kneel up to choose something to play with provided a happy interlude, as they … Continued

Walking the dragon

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R and I had an excellent time in Cardiff today, where Baby B was an absolute poppet all day, despite being a veritable snot factory after having picked up another bug at nursery. He’s got a new skill, which is … Continued

Spanning

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Guitarists’ fingers, R thinks. I was thinking about Rachmaninov…. Baby B was on fine form today, which allowed his grandparents to be their best selves too, and a good time was had by all of us, all day. We managed … Continued

“Freedom Day”

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On our way to Cardiff this morning R and I exercised our newly-gained freedom, by continuing to wear our masks and observe social distancing when we stopped at Michaelwood Services to pick up some takeaway coffees. We were heartened to … Continued