Living Arrows 2015 – Week 2

12/01/2015

When it began to snow on Boxing Day, Little Mr was having a nap in bed. I was really excited to see it come down and before long there was a beautiful crisp white covering of snow. When Little Mr woke up after an hour and a half of sleep, everything outside was covered in snow and it looked magical. I love how the sky turns a funny orange colour with the reflection of the street lights in the air and everything just looks brighter. He was mesmerised by it. It was the first time he’d seen it (although it had snowed on the day he was born and subsequent weeks after) and he was fascinated. Unfortunately for Little Mr, we didn’t have time to go outside and have a play in it as we were late for a family party but I promised him we would go out and play in it the following day. Imagine his reaction when we woke up the next day and it had all melted. I was really disappointed and felt quite sad for Little Mr that he had missed out on it.

Yesterday, Little Mr, Hubby, my Sister and Nephew all went over to Tamworth SnowDome to go and play in the snow. I had looked online and saw that they had a small play area with real snow and booked up. It was fantastic. It was cold, obviously, but we all wrapped up warm, put on our welly boots and enjoyed half an hour in the snow.

At first, Little Mr looked a little confused and couldn’t work out why it was really cold inside the building which had a roof on but soon warmed to the idea that he could play in the white stuff and have some fun.

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There was a small slope inside the play area which both children and adults could slide down on rubber rings. It was hilarious to watch. Little Mr had a slide down the slope with his Daddy and his Aunty Toni as he was in awe of his cousin throwing himself down the slope at an alarming rate howling with laughter the whole way down. Of course, I’m didn’t catch any of it on camera as they moved too quick but we had fun and it was great to see everyone enjoying themselves.

So, Great British wintery weather, bring on your white stuff, we’re ready for you!

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6 Comments

  • Reply Emma T 12/01/2015 at 9:18 pm

    Aw lovely photos of Little Mr. They seem so bright and clear – reflecting his cheeky face. #livingarrows

  • Reply Hayley @hayleyfromhome 13/01/2015 at 9:39 am

    What a great idea! A lovely way for him to experience snow and he looks so pleased to be there, love the photo of him looking through the window xx

  • Reply Alexandra @dontcallmestepmummy 13/01/2015 at 2:21 pm

    Great pictures, I am loving the real snow dome. Makes me want to drive a long way to check it out. Love the photos #livingarrows

  • Reply Merlinda 15/01/2015 at 11:17 am

    Love his smile in the second photos. Sums all of how the day is .. which is fun =) #livingarrows

  • Reply FromMummytoMum 16/01/2015 at 12:16 am

    I love that photo of him through the window! I’m sorry the snow melted hopefully we will get more to be able to play :)

  • Reply Maria (One Tiny Leap) 17/01/2015 at 8:37 pm

    What a brilliant idea, and I can imagine how he’d get confused by the cold weather inside!

    Did you get some snow this weekend to make up for it? Lovely photos, I especially like the window photo :)

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