Category: Daily life in England

Nature fun in Cambridge, England

Since we moved to Cambridge and settled, we have been going to our nearby woods a lot. During term time, we go there almost every weekend. During this Easter holiday, we do home learning in the mornings, and go out to the woods in… Continue Reading “Nature fun in Cambridge, England”

Food in England

Chinese food: 1. 菠蘿包 Pineapple bunPurchased from a Chinese Supermarket called Retour on 29 December 2020. 2.  Siu MaiPurchased from Waitrose, Trumpington 3.  Chicken bunPurchased from Waitrose. 4. Peiking duckPurchased from Waitrose(Although it says crispy duck, I accidentally made it into soft texture by… Continue Reading “Food in England”

Surprise finding in the wood

It’s WEEKEND!There is a small wood area next to where we live. We went out to the wood to explore and look at what J found! He found several dens which were made by other people. He was so excited. It was a lovely… Continue Reading “Surprise finding in the wood”

Not-so-perfect Banoffee Pie

I love banoffee pie very much. I could not find one in the supermarkets. I have not tried the local bakeries yet. One day it came to my mind that maybe I could make one myself. I found a very simple recipe online. I… Continue Reading “Not-so-perfect Banoffee Pie”

Snowcastles

Last night it started snowing lightly and it carried throughout the night. It was still snowing this morning so I took J out to play after breakfast before we do our virtual lessons. I got him a bucket and some recycled plastic cups for… Continue Reading “Snowcastles”

Weekend stroll in the neighbourhood

We walked to the Post Office this afternoon with J and Mr.B . . . . Then we went to explore the muddy pathway that I promised J to go last week. It would lead us to a wood area. Unfortunately there was quite… Continue Reading “Weekend stroll in the neighbourhood”

J’s first visit to Oakington Recreation Ground, Oakington, England

10am . Looks like the ice is not going anywhere. ……………… I took J out for a walk exploring the neighbourhood this afternoon. It was snowing again but less heavier than yesterday so the snow did not gather on the ground, but it lasted… Continue Reading “J’s first visit to Oakington Recreation Ground, Oakington, England”

J’s first experience of snow

I promised to take him out for a walk after lunch today but when I was about to finish the washing up the sky got really dark and started to rain! I looked out the window again and the droplets got bigger. It was… Continue Reading “J’s first experience of snow”

J loves Yorkshire pudding

I love Yorkshire pudding. One of my favourite food in the UK. I baked some for J and Mr. B to try. J loved it. He even put rice on it and he said it’s delicious.

We have a dining table!

The house we rented is unfurnished. Since we moved in we have been sitting on the floor (J sits on the suitcases) to have to have our meals. Today Ikea delivered the furniture we bought online. Mr. B assembled the dining table and the… Continue Reading “We have a dining table!”