We head out early this morning for a family walk with the Drewett’s at the Rother Valley Country Park. The roads were really nicely empty but there was a little drizzle in the air. We thought nothing of it as it would surely clear up nicely in time for our walk – PLUS we were heading South so it was bound to be better South right?
We got out of the car at 10:30 and popped on our rain coats and wellies – the walk was approximately 5k and at about 2k Lee mentioned that it could be worse, the rain could be harder and the win built up – so guess what….. that’s right about 4 minutes later BOTH of the aforementioned conditions occurred 🙁
By the time we got to marker 4k, we were soaked and very cold – the kids did do well all things considered to make it all the way around without having significant meltdowns 🙂
We had taken a picnic although we all agreed to go get a hot chocolate / tea / coffee to warm through first 🙂
Following a change of clothes (thankfully Daddy had popped the big bag containing a change of clothes for the kids) and the warm drink warm up, we enjoyed our picnic in the car 🙂 The picnic facilities were open air of course and so were somewhat unsuitable for our use today 🙂
Finally we head homeward via Lee and Caroline’s for a brew or two – the kids played on the Wii with Jessica.
Finally, tonight is about our TAX returns – Vicky owes a small fortune and SImon managed to get a £3.50 refund – yay – enough for a bottle and a half of San Francisco’s finest Anchor Steam beer 🙂
And relax…… work tomorrow….