The Last Few Weeks

Matt picked up a Meccano set off ebay, which kept them busy for a day.

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Above – the finished results of a paper making session with L and X. Plus below a bit of the paper in process.

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Giving the traction engine a run. JJ was a traction engine rather than a train for the rest of the day.

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Littlest (we will have to work out something else to call her!) insists on wearing odd shoes most of the time. Granny and Grandad came to stay for a few days.

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Smoothie lollies outdoors and Bee eating his bread ‘plait’ that he had made.

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Peterborough Festival

We went to the concert in Central Park. The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra were playing. Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite by Grieg and other pieces… Very enjoyable, with a laser and fireworks ending. The boys particularly enjoyed this bit. However the fireworks at the end made the orchestra impossible to hear!

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Another event during the festival week was a steel band. The children enjoyed it and they got a bit of an idea how the steel drums work. It was a welcome relief to us after going into town to close bank accounts that were no-longer used, which took far too long.

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