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Whitchurch Church Fête 2009

Tosha swings over the mighty River Test

Skittles for skittles

Skittles, skittles and more skittles.  That’s all our boys wanted to play at this year’s Church Parish Fête on The Lawn. Eventually, they branched out to other fun things before they had spent all their (actually Granny’s) money!

Tolii carefully […]

Jersey, C.I.

Been there recently? Then please leave a comment below. About The Place…

Map of Jersey with marks for Angela's childhood home and Bakehouse cottage

First a bit of family history…Granny was born and raised on the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands.

Angela with her Jersey Liberation Celebration […]

Whitchurch Church Fête 2008

The town’s Church Fête was held today in its usual spot: the lawn of Lord Denning’s estate, opposite the parish church.

We came prepared with a bag full of 50p coins to spend on all the activities; and Katya  brought along pull-overs (the weather again this July is cool and rainy – although the rain held off until our walk home).

Tolii kept saying, “Oh! Oh! Daddy, can we play that?” — “Yes!” was always the answer. » Continue reading Whitchurch Church Fête 2008 »

Open Day at National Oceanographic Centre

The National Oceanographic Centre (NOC), formerly Southampton Oceanography Centre (SOC), held its annual open day this Saturday during the Science and Engineering week festivities. There’s a few photos here; and, as usual, more photos, in our gallery.

It was a great opportunity for mummy to show Tolii and Tosha where she worked. Even though […]

Bowling With Granny

Granny finally had the opportunity to take the boys bowling; It was one of their Christmas presents.

Tosha insisted on carrying the heavy balls himself – only once did he drop one; and that was probably because daddy was trying too hard to help him (which he made clear he did […]