Ella & Charlie were invited to Darcy’s 1st birthday party this morning in the park. Charlie played with the cars all morning, stopping occasionally to grab something to eat. Ella played with William and tried to help keep Charlie within the confines of the park (he was determined to escape).
Darcy being taken for a ride by Grandma
Ella & Charlie
Happy Birthday Darcy with mummy, daddy and big brother William
Harry celebrated his birthday while he & Mhairi were on holiday in India. They came over for dinner tonight and we had birthday cake (apparently his third cake). The cake was meant to be a surprise after dinner but the first thing Ella said to Harry was “that cake is hidden up there” while pointing to its hiding place.
Harry cutting his cake
We enjoyed our last day with Greg, Laura & Lily – had a leisurely breakfast at Cowderoy’s Dairy, visited Ruby & Poppy in hospital and then chilled out in the garden in the afternoon. It was sad to say goodbye as we’ve all really enjoyed them staying with us. I know that we’re going to hear “Where’s Greg?” from Charlie a lot this week.
Mhairi & Harry arrived home safely from India this morning (thankfully they were nowhere near Mumbai) and they came to visit Ruby & Poppy this evening with me.
Harry with Poppy
Me feeding Ruby
….which makes for a lot of splashing and lots of laughter from Lily, Ella & Charlie
Much to Greg’s delight we’ve had some nice weather over the last few days and so we hit the beach! Here’s the evidence.
Ella, Me, Charlie, Greg & Lily
Ella & Charlie burying Greg’s feet
Me, Ella, Charlie, Greg & Lily
Poppy had her first bath tonight because she’s finally able to maintain her temperature. The nurse helped and we put Ruby in beside her.
Ruby & Poppy
Charlie spotted a Thomas ride when we were out shopping this afternoon – getting him off was another story!