Today myself and the family went off on The Big Egg Hunt, organised by Lindt Chocolatier. Basically, there were hidden 101 and painted eggs around the city which we had to find. Unfortunately we didn’t find them all but I think the final count was around 60. Not bad, even if I do say so myself!
The children enjoyed it and they were frantically running a head to check the shop windows and peeping around corners in a valiant effort to spot the next egg.
Unfortunately I think I’ve made the mistake before of posting directly via Flickr – it just doesn’t work and puts all the pictures in the set into small thumbnails! I’ve posted a few below to give you a taster and hopefully you will want to see more and click on the small thumbnails below which will take you to my flickr site.
Normally during half-term holiday we end up working or splitting our days off to look after the kids. This time we decided, back in August(!), to go away to Scotland and to enjoy a proper half-term holiday away from the normality of home. As it is with looking and booking holiday homes on-line there is always a little trepidation when you finally arrive at the front door, fingers crossed, that it lives up to the expectation that the pictures generated. Fortunately, the place we booked turned out to be amazing and a million times better than the pictures suggested. Whilst it was relatively close to a busy main road this was more than compensated for by having a river at the bottom of the garden and a view out across the beginning of the Grampian Mountains. The cottage was on the opposite side of the river to the closest town…