July 28, 2014

4 weeks abroad - with friends from home

Great choice of Hanne, Mats and Elise to come and meet up with us in Cardiff the first week. It is a perfect way to meet everyones interests by pairing up the kids, the men and the laaaaadies hehe


We rented a car and drove to Swansea and Langland Bay. 

Langland Bay in Swansea

A few child free hours for the mums at the hairdressers

Men's night out watching the cricket.

Sean the sheep

Time at the toy shop, great for our little cubs

July 27, 2014

4 weeks abroad - family time

4 weeks in Britain - it's been great! Seeing family, meeting friends, exploring new places and enjoyed nice food and warm sunny weather. If I only new when I first moved over to study back in 2007. So glad I did! 
Seth's gorgeous 4 cousins - left Olivia, Niamh, Jacob, Seth and Grace.

Seth with great grand dad and grand dad

Seth's lovely nan Frances

The four generations of men in the Boyd family.

April 15, 2014

Easter Fun with Little Cub Part 2

 Sunday came with the perfect Easter weather,so we packed the car with our ski gear and left Tromsø early in the morning. Little Cub has never been down hill skiing before so we drove to Målselv Fjellandsby to let him experience the thrill of this adrenalin sport and the atmosphere at a ski resort. Mike and I were so looking forward to it because we had not been down hill skiing since we went to France about 3 or 4 years ago. Way too long. 

Lunch at the ski resort.

13th April 2014 and Seth is 1 year and 2 months exactly. The ski instructors had never seen a younger child skiing at the ski resort before, and there were a few people taking his photo. Gosh I can  brag but hey...I am so very proud of him every day and all the time.
My Star!
Little Cub about to have breakfast at Bardufoss Tun.

My random breakfast plate.

Little Cub chilling after skiing.

Little Cub having a nap at the after ski.

View from the top of the lift.

Me excited to go down.

Mike and Little Cub enjoying the after ski.

Little Cub Exploring the reception area at Bardufoss Tun.

Easter Fun with Little Cub part 1

Back to our sweet holidays and the opportunity to plan our week as spontaneously as we'd like. Saturday we took Little Cub to the slopes above our flat where he cross country skied for the first time. I thought he would be frustrated having skis attached to his feet, but he enjoyed it a lot. He only moaned when we took the skis off and got ready to go home.  Funny little lad.

The lovely flowers I received from my nan after shopping.

Little Cub is getting ready for his first cross country session.

Proud mum with Little Cub

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