I asked the boys if they enjoyed their six-week break and what the highlights were. Here are their replies:
Jasper, aged 7:
“I wish we’d had more sunshine and been able to swim. I liked going to Norfolk and camping with my friends; it rained loads and Daddy got really wet, right down to his pants. I liked visiting Nana and Granddad and playing in the park opposite their house every night after tea. I liked that Mummy kept forgetting the time and so we had dinner late and sometimes I went to bed really, really late. I liked playing on the beach at Nana’s. I liked riding my bike. I liked not going to school and being able to play on my DS lots. “
Harvey, aged 5:
“I liked playing at home and watching TV with Daddy. I liked living in a tent and not having baths; we got really stinky.