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Reddish Vale Farm

October 12th, 2010 · 4 Comments · autumn, birthday, lucy, oliver, party, play, things to do with the kids, zoo

On Sunday we had a great time attending the 5th birthday party of one of Oliver’s classmates. It was held at Reddish Vale Farm, whose parties provide more than two hours of fun for the kids, including: holding small animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, ducklings feeding larger animals including cows, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, […]

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Oliver’s 5th Birthday

September 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments · birthday, boys, oliver, toys

It’s late. Later than you think. Today Oliver turned five. And amongst the Doctor Who toys, the excitable play fighting with friends and a general tendency not to notice his old Dad quite as much as in the old days, there were still traces of the boy I held in my arms, alone in a […]

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Lucy’s 3rd Birthday

August 15th, 2010 · 8 Comments · biking, birthday, food, lucy, photo

Today, after months of claiming to be three years old, Lucy finally reached that milestone. She has her birthday party next Saturday so today we celebrated as a family. She opened a few cards over breakfast and also a couple of her bigger presents: a pushchair with doll and a micro scooter. After Oliver’s swimming […]

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Oliver’s 4th Birthday

September 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment · birthday, oliver, party

Today Oliver is four years old. Although last year he understood his birthday, this year he has anticipated it more, making it more exciting for all of us. (In fact Lucy had been singing Happy Birthday to him even before the big day arrived.) He got up and we all sat in bed singing Happy […]

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Lucy’s 2nd Birthday

August 15th, 2009 · No Comments · birthday, lucy, photo, video

Today Lucy is 2 years old. To celebrate we arranged a fab picnic party in the park. Of course, thanks to our wet summer we ended up having the picnic on blankets in our living room, but hey, that was great fun too! But before all that we started the day by coming downstairs to […]

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Lucy’s 1st Birthday Party

August 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · birthday, lucy, party

Today was Lucy’s 1st Birthday party. It was a joint bash with Cara and Isabel who were celebrating turning three. It was held at Heaton Moor Methodist Church, the same place we had Oliver’s first birthday party nearly two years ago. The Mums (Hayley, Clare C. and Clare P.) did all the hard work: buying […]

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