Living Arrows | And it Was All Yellow

After seeing lots of beautiful pictures on Instagram of children frolicking in fields of yellow flowers, I decided that I wanted in on a bit of that action, the Great British countryside was calling to me, so yesterday we went off in search of a rapeseed field.

Carl thought I was a bit mad…

Him: So we’re going to find a field so we can stand in it and take pictures, and then we’re coming home again for dinner?
Me: You’re not into this are you?
Him: It’s not my best, no. (inaudible mumbling, something about losing his parking space and wanting to eat pizza)
Me: But think of the cute pictures! The memories! *whispers* The instagram likes…

Him: …..

But off we went anyway (gotta love a supportive instagram husband). I did wonder for a second if I had got my priorities a little bit muddled, but then Mabel was super excited and shouted ‘ADVENTURE IS OUT THERE!’ as we set off and I realised that it was all good because going to have fun playing in a field of yellow flowers is a much better way of spending the hour before dinner than just staying at home and watching TV, whether you’re taking photos for your blog or not.

As soon as they saw the field, Mabel and Greta couldn’t wait to run in and explore. They (mostly) put the fear of tiny bugs they have both developed this Summer to one side (last week I had to rescue a screaming Greta from one ant in the garden) and charged straight into the middle of the flowers. Mabel was fascinated by the tractor tracks in the earth and started telling us to watch out for the ‘Blossom fairy’ who might try to get us. I just love the imagination that this girl has at the moment, it’s amazing.

Everybody had a lovely time until Greta fell over and cut her knee, poor little thing. Mabel was really concerned and demanded that we left to find a plaster straight away because ‘what if all her blood comes out?’.


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    • Louise
      May 20, 2016 / 9:13 am

      Thank you lovely! I know bless her heart xx

  1. May 16, 2016 / 8:07 am

    Oh I love Mabel’s story of the Blossom Fairy – that’s so cute! These photos are absolutely adorable, what lovely ones for your collection – they look so carefree! x #livingarrows

    • Louise
      May 20, 2016 / 10:24 pm

      Thank you, I know I wish I could be as carefree as a child, it must be lovely!

  2. Katie
    May 16, 2016 / 8:18 am

    Lovely ๐Ÿ’œ Where did you find such fields that you’re allowed in? I’ve been trying to convince my not so keen hubbie too to take such an adventure (for photos) x

    • Louise
      May 21, 2016 / 9:10 am

      It was just behind Mays lane towards stubbington (I’m assuming you are local and know what I’m on about!) We just went on a Sunday afternoon and kept our fingers crossed that no one was around to tell us off!

    • Louise
      May 20, 2016 / 10:27 pm

      Thank you, we didn’t see any bees luckily, the girl’s wouldn’t have been impressed either!

    • Louise
      May 20, 2016 / 10:27 pm

      Thank you!

    • Louise
      May 20, 2016 / 10:28 pm

      Thank you, yes I think so.

  3. May 17, 2016 / 12:23 pm

    Lmao I just think it’s fab how you included your’s and the hubby’s conversation at the top. My heart literally melted when Mabel shouted out excitedly that “Adventure is out there!” Oh my and the concer for her sister is just so darling. Gorgeous pictures hon.xx #livingarrows
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    • Louise
      May 21, 2016 / 9:29 am

      Haha thank you xx

  4. May 20, 2016 / 1:44 pm

    Haha, my husband is exactly the same as yours – I swear he’s a bit baffled by some of my ideas! And he’s most definitely not an Instagram husband – he once had a right go at me for taking a picture of a cocktail! I love these photos, it was so worth the little trek – and your girls are so adorable! Both ‘Adventure is out there!’ and ‘what if her blood all comes out’ made me smile lots! I think I’m going to shout ‘Adventure is out there!’ many times this weekend (I can feel my husband rolling his eyes already!)
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    • Louise
      May 21, 2016 / 9:30 am

      Hahaha I really hope you do, I’m sure that won’t get you any eye rolls from the husband at all! It’s true though, adventure really is out there…..

    • Louise
      May 21, 2016 / 9:36 am

      The weather was lovely, too good to stay inside and watch TV definitely!

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