The Boat Sweeper

Catherine Batac Walder steps or trips on a piece of lego or a model train track four times on a good day. She lives with her family in a toy shop masquerading as a Victorian cottage in South East England. She writes at gaslighthouse.blogspot.com and deckshoes.wordpress.com.

On the Thames after a fun day with Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole. Forever a river girl.

On the Thames after a fun day with Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole. Forever a river girl.

Iceland 2008. The walk in between the Eurasian and North-American tectonic plates. Thingvellir National Park.

Iceland 2008. The walk in between the Eurasian and North-American tectonic plates. Thingvellir National Park.

Little Man H, born May 2015, newest member of the crew.

Little Man H, born May 2015, newest member of the crew.

He didn’t mind me scratching this one.

He didn’t mind me scratching this one.

Sometimes you fall... hard and fast.

Sometimes you fall… hard and fast.

Spot a little girl with her favourite teddy.

Spot a little girl with her favourite teddy.

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August 2014: England – Scotland – Northern Ireland – Ireland – Wales

On a normal day, I go for walks carrying a painting.

On a normal day, I go for walks carrying a painting.

Stripy

Stripy

Erin in Erin. Summer 2014.

Erin in Erin. Summer 2014.

Bekonscot three decades apart. Who would ever guess?

At Bekonscot three decades apart. Who would ever guess?

Bah!

Bah! EGG xx

Royal Holiday, err, Royal Holloway University of London.

Royal Holiday, err, Royal Holloway University of London.

The Old Gang

The Old Gang, friends/colleagues at Royal Holloway University of London.

10 April 2013. Memories of the previous winter.
Idyllic.