Little O took a shine to Grandpa's birthday harmonica.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Whilst in Liverpool Grandma arranged for herself, Mrs H and little Z to have their nails painted. Whilst in the salon, we realised that they had the feet nibbling fish treatment available. Now Grandma has always wanted to do this and Mrs H has refused point blank but feeling in holiday mode she eventually agreed, so into the fish tank went our feet - taking it in turns obviously - we didn't want to overfeed the fish!!! Mrs H hated the whole experience as it felt so wrong having fish nibbling your feet and burrowing in between your toes - yeugh!! Grandma says she would do it again - but once bitten (forgive the pun!) twice shy for Mrs H.
A trip to Liverpool was happening during half term and Mrs H and AJ and little Z boarded the Ben-my-Chree bound for Heysham. Coincidentially, it was the same evening that the Red Arrows were performing during TT week. We were sat in the harbour onboard ready to leave which was a brilliant vantage point.
Half term arrived at the start of June with some beautiful weather. Mrs H was off work with the children and we decided to visit the Home of Rest for Old Horses. This is a locally run charity who look after horses who are no longer working or fit for riding. There are some retired tram horses living here. AJ and little Z spent a good hour talking to and feeding the horses. Mrs H declined the pleasure!! Little Z talked them into submission!!
Friday, June 3, 2011
AJ took part in another tournament against Lothian and Yorkshire - this time in the Isle of Man. The age group was higher and it proved a really tough competition. At one point AJ was playing the u13 Scottish no 1 player but he managed to get a good number of points off him. The Isle of Man team played their hardest but the visitors were much stronger and won the tournament. Well done AJ.
Mrs H spent most of the last week in April working in the Gibraltar office which was great. She also spent the weekend in Malaga with her friend S who was running a half marathon. She finished it faster than the previous year in sweltering conditions - at one point in the afternoon the temperature topped 32c. Mrs H came back with red bits!!!!!
Little Z and Mummy joined in with the street party held at school the day before the Royal Wedding. The Reception and Year 1 children had made such a fab effort with all the bunting and decorations and the mummys all came dressed in their best dresses and hats (including Mrs H). A great time was had by all. Little Z particularly enjoyed the tiara decorating activity.