Enjoying the Winter Sunshine

The winter sunshine has been beckoning us this week, calling us to ‘ditch the books’ and enjoy the warmer moments. The children pumped up the blow up pool with intentions of swimming in it, when I vetoed that idea and the plan to raft on the dam, “it’s winter children!” they compromised with rafting on the above ground pool. ┬áThus far they haven’t ‘fallen out’ though the blow up has ‘sprung a leak.’

The Great Billy Cart phase continues to be all the rage, it’s been about three weeks now since the billy cart constructions began. A few modifications, lots of co-operative designing and building, plenty of rides, a few tumbles and tons of fun. When Uncle visited this week he happily relived his own childhood days only recently left.

Two sisters, ‘chalk and cheese’ best of mates, slowly meandering up the paddock, enjoying the winter sunshine.

The children have hung a tyre swing up, out in the paddock.  Spinning on the tyre swing, contemplating the play of light.

‘Right of passage’ moment for our lad this week, he gained his Provisional license and can now drive solo. Always a pivotal moment for Mum too, snipping those ‘apron strings’ a little, letting go.

Linking up at:
Practising Simplicity
Simple things Sunday
Friday Photo Journal
Little Things Thursday

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5 Responses

  1. I'm loving the look of your winters! It looks much better than here in Missouri USA during the winter! Great pictures!

  2. Your winters look lovely and a far cry from those in the USA! Thank you for linking with Little Things Thursday this week!

  3. What a wonderful childhood tour kids are having!

  4. We're loving the winter sunshine too and with the school holidays just beginning I hope we get lots if time outside. Congrats on the P plates mum xx

  5. Cassie and Kim
    Certainly warmer here than your winters, brr.

    MTM
    We hope they will look back fondly on their childhood

    Robyn
    Welcome to my little corner:) The winter sunshine is so beckoning. he is enjoying his mobility

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