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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The things they say…

Yesterday we were sitting down eating dinner, on the menu mashed sweet potato, broccoli and fish sticks - not my most imaginative effort I’ll admit. To encourage my wee adorables in their eating, I asked: “So, what is the most important part of the body?”
Thinking this would provide me with a clever segue to the importane of feeding that part of the body and helping it grow and be strong!
Oliver replied proudly, so excited with his answer: “The penis!”
You couldn’t make this shit up.
I put my arm around him and said: “Many men would share your view Oliver”.

This morning, Steven began introducing the kids to some music other than Country (TGFT) - including David Bowie and Ziggy Stardust, random I know, I presume it was on the radio… On explaining that Bowie was English, Lola asked “Is he friends with Granny?”

If only Lola, if only…

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Back to the Beach


The days are starting to warm up here in Venice and this was one of our first days back at the beach.

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Letter from Berlin

At the beginning of March Steven and I went on a whirlwind trip to New York, London and Berlin. Claudette was home looking after the kids and it was one of the first times we had gotten to travel, and I mean really travel, in quite a while. Mum came out to Berlin to spend some time with me while Steven was at his conference. We saw a lot of museums, ate some great food and got to play grown ups once again. Here are a few of my favorite images from the trip.

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Lola after dance class

After an initial stalled attempt with ballet, this new class seems to be really resonating with Lola. I think it helps there is a girl from her preschool, Sofia who also goes. This one she actually looks forward to.

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Big day - Oliver learns to whistle!

Couldn’t get over this tonight at the dinner table, Oliver looks at me and starts to whistle! Wow. I think I was like 12 when I learnt to do that!

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Roses are red


Thursday, March 11, 2010

Not getting any younger

But not looking too shabby either :) I’ve just started experimenting with a new Iphone app - pretty nifty pictures. I really like this one - although it took a few goes!

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