Grandparents Live in the Mobile Phone

I am convinced our youngest grandson thinks we live in his Dad’s phone. Thanks to the Coronavirus, we haven’t seen him since November 2019 when he was just nine months old. I doubt, given his age, he can relate to us in terms of flesh and blood – we are just characters like people on... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming

Last week, on a grandparents day out, we took our little granddaughter to a huge lake with a beach and supervised swimming area. Once we'd found a suitable shady area to set up camp, laid out her blanket so she had a place to crawl, she sat motionless - almost mesmerised as she surveyed all... Continue Reading →

Together

Living so far from my family I really treasure the time we are together. Last month it was our granddaughter's (Little Piglet) first Birthday, and all the Piglet clan gathered in France to celebrate the occasion. Not only were our children altogether, but it was the first time our grandson, who is seven months and... Continue Reading →

An Emotional Rollercoaster

After traveling for two days to reach the maternity hospital in Valence (France), where our daughter had given birth to her first baby the day before, we were absolutely physically and mentally exhausted. We arrived Friday evening just in time to spend a precious hour with our daughter, son-in-law and first granddaughter before visiting time... Continue Reading →

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