Some summertime pics from 2009
Visited my mam for a few days and the weather was so nice we went to the beach.
Still a child at heart, I love icecream.
Me and mam on the sea front.
It was a beautiful day, really warm and almost tropical.
George, Brenda, Mam and Michael - I have a feeling the dolphin was a rubbish bin!
George took the next shot and it looks like we still had a thing for that dolphin!!!
I spent a lovely day at Telford with Sam and the children during the school holidays, they loved it.
Ben and Tom gazing out of one of the play areas.Tom just loved climbing through this tube. We did lose him within the first 5 minutes. He'd gone into one play area with his mum who simply turned around, hadn't realised there were two ways into the play area and Tom had escaped. We found him going down a slide where the older children were - a heart stopping moment but undeterred he carried on enjoying himself as if nothing had happened.
Another heart stopping moment for me was when I saw Ben climbing this huge construction. He is the third one from the top. He did make it to the top but my heart was in my mouth as it just seemed so high for a 5 year old to climb and I hadn't realised he'd go right to the top. The other boys on it looked to be about 9 and older
No, not Christmas but they have a Winter Wonderland place there and the boys just loved climbing onto Santa's lap.
In the deep, dark parts of dinosaur land some strange creatures were about. Mama dinosaur came looking for her children....
Ben, the young dinosaur was staying close but neither of them bargained for little Tom who pinched mama dinosaur's nose to stop her eating him up.
We did have a fabulous day. It was a shame Marc couldn't join us but he was working.
We spent a day at the park and fed the ducks and I just love this pic of Ben, Tom and Livvy on the park seat. It took a few attempts to get it as Tom kept putting his hand on top of Ben's head but eventually they just all sat there and I managed to quickly take this shot when they were looking at something else.
One of the things I hate most in this life is gardening. My garden often looks like a jungle and when it gets to the point where I can't see the children for the grass then it's time to do something. This day I had two little dustbin men to help and they did a wonderful job.