Monthly Archive: March 2012


Cape of Good Times!

Our time in London is drawing to a close (yes, it’s already been 14 months out of our planned 18 months overseas).  So, we’re getting a bit panicky about all the places we have left to see and things we want to do. Sometime in January, we decided to go big, and plan a trip to South Africa over Kevin’s school term break.  Our upstairs neighbour went to college there and was quite helpful in the planning process and gave us quite a long list of things that would be “kid-appropriate” to see. So, on the evening of Feb 11,...


Mad Scientists

Recently, Kevin has become interested in “experimenting” in the kitchen. I think it was an extension of cookie making at first, but now he just enjoys mixing various things together to see what they will turn into.  This morning he asked if I could buy some experiment stuff at the store while he was at school.  I picked up vinegar, bouillon cubes, squeeze tubes of soup, sesame seeds and some flour. I think I paid about £5 total for all these goodies. Below are pictures from the hour of fun we had in the kitchen after school today.  I don’t...