Monday, 30 August 2010

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

Surprisingly sunny today although not that warm, we went to the beach hut with Nanni & Granda. The boys went off with their Dad for the day. I do miss them you know.

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We got to the hut and Mummy changed me into my cossie and we went on the beach and Nanni and I made sand pies. Not very successfully I might add. She needs more practice.

I did not feel too good as this cold has got worse and I admit to feeling a bit cross so Nanni put me in my pushchair and took me for a walk. She stopped several times nattering to various friends so I gave in and went to sleep. I had nearly  2 hours and felt better for it.

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There were lots of people down the beach making the most of the weather.

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Including Aunty Win who is 87 and looks younger than my Nanni ( but don’t tell her!).

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My friend Henry and his Mum turned up and we all went back down to the beach.

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I had my lunch

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Henry had his and we shared an ice lolly.

Actually Henry ate most of it – he bit big lumps off! He loved it.

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Then we all went home.

Another nice day on the beach.

Phe Phe.

Sunday, 29 August 2010

O WHAT A NIGHT!

It really was a night to remember! And it started so well.
Phoebe and Toby were staying the night so that Emma & Paul could have a night out

She arrived in her new dress from M&S and she looked fab.

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I managed to get her undressed and into her jarmies without any argument, popped her in our bed where she is used to having her daytime nap, and gave her a bot bot, dummy, muzzy and her little pink dog.
“Want telly on Nanni” she demanded so I dutifully put on a recording of Night garden and knew she would be fast asleep in minutes. She was.
I crept in beside her and watched TV for a while until I felt my eyes closing, (having had a busy day for me) and I turned over, sunk my head into my cold soft feather pillow and drifted off. Heaven.
But not for long.
“NANNI, STOP THAT NOISE” was shouted in my ear. “O.K. I murmured and drifted off again.
Then I was wacked across my ear - “NANNI STOP SNORING!” she shouted.
Followed a bit later by – “ I DON’T LIKE THAT NOISE!”
By now I was wide awake and got up and made a cup of tea. Just gone midnight, I returned to bed and soon was back in dreamland.
Not for long. Yes, you guessed it, my bed fellow was again admonishing me for my snoring ( although I think of it more as heavy breathing) so I thought I would get up and sit in a chair. Not such a dreadful alternative as we have recliner chairs and they are very comfortable. However, could I sleep? Nope.
‘ Shall I swap places with Mike upstairs’ I thought.
‘Shall I carry Phe upstairs and put her in Toby’s bedroom?’
‘Shall I make her a bed up on the sofa as she was currently taking up our super king sized bed all on her own’
No, I did none of those things. I dozed on and off and eventually went back to bed about 4.20. Again she woke up every time I dozed off and she also started coughing! Wonderful, on top of no sleep I’m now going to get her cold which will probably turn into bronchitis and I will be ill again.
(Paranoid?  me? )
Finally light started showing through the curtains, I heard Mike getting up so I put him in charge and I disappeared upstairs and did not wake up until 9.45. When I came down she was asleep on the sofa, Toby was playing with his Jeep he bought yesterday and Emma was ready to take them home.
O. I forgot the other trauma ………….. I decided to give her some Calpol before I went upstairs as she seemed a bit hot.
“I’m fine Nanni, I don’t want Calpol “ says this 2 year old going on 15. “Me not hot, “ cough cough. When I appeared with the syringe she really kicked off and after displaying a great deal of patience, for me, I enlisted Mike’s help to hold her whilst I administered said medicine. Quickly giving her her dummy and tucking her back in bed she was asleep in seconds and …………………….
S N O R I N G!
These were the days ……………
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Monday, 23 August 2010

Dinner on The Deck

Recently we had a nice sunny day so Nanni asked us all over for dinner on the deck.

I brought Baby, ( she doesn't eat much)

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I love to cuddle her

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And dance with her

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I also like riding my scooter but it is a bit big!

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Daddy enjoyed his dinner so much that he had a little nap.

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Phe Phe.

Sunday, 15 August 2010

We’ve had visitors

Last weekend my godmother Hazel came down from Glasgow with all her family.

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This is her sister Jane

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Nanni didn’t photograph the others unfortunately

We all met up at The Drum at Cockington and had a meal sitting outside.

Mummy insisted on doing my hair at the table ( bad manners )

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But that was because she had to wake me up to be there on  time and I wasn’t happy!

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Toby came too

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But I can’t remember where Olli was – staying with a mate I guess.

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All in all a lovely weekend and I was spoilt rotten.

Phe Phe.