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Wow, what a day... [Feb. 5th, 2006|10:30 pm]
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It's been a busy day today - up at 0630 to get ourselves ready to leave the house for 0830. We were going to my friend's third son's christening.

Arrived at Edwinstowe at 0910 - too early, so we drove around looking at properties and amenities for a while. Got back to the church and went inside. St Mary's is a wonderful old english church which has been very tastefully modernised. We stood by the entrance waiting for the Baptismal Party to arrive, and on no less than 7 occasions got mistaken for the Baptismal Party! So we moved. :-)

The christening was really nice, very lightly done. We were noticed as non-locals, and had a fair number of local people asking how we were and where we'd travelled in from. Everyone was so friendly! Caroline and I have decided that when we move here, we'll make St Mary's our spiritual home.

Today is also my friend's second son's 6th birthday. So straight after the christening, we went to the Edwinstowe Cricket Club for his party. That was an interesting affair, with Amy not knowing what to make of the 14 or so screaming kids! As for the clown that was hired for the occasion... well, she deserved a medal for putting up with them! :o)

We'd realised, earlier on in the day, that we didn't have enough nappies to last the whole day, so we popped to the Tesco in New Ollerton to get some more. Interesting that Tesco are starting to do permit-only Parent And Child parking spaces... something which we both support, as we're both totally fed up with people using spaces they're not entitled to. I just hope that Tesco enforce the rules! The Tesco itself is quite small for an superstore, but perfectly adequate for a weekly shop.

We then went to the family home of conphie, lestat75 and the twin-barrelled conphiekids that is Connor and Sophie. Phil made us all dinner, and I got attacked by Sophie :o)

Amy was very unsettled for a while, so Karen suggested Gripe Water. That seemed to do the trick... and also precipitated the most phenomenal chain reaction of wet farts I've ever had the pleasure(!) of experiencing!

Anyway, I'm working in our Nottingham office tomorrow so I need to be up at 0545.

Somewhere in this post is a picture of Amy from this evening! :o)


[User Picture]From: rainb0w_brite
2006-02-05 10:38 pm (UTC)
aww glad u had a good time ;o) awwwwwwwww and look at that sunning ikle girl shes gorgoues!!!!!!!!!
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[User Picture]From: easytiger
2006-02-05 11:47 pm (UTC)
She's gorgeous :)
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[User Picture]From: j7xz49br3m93xrr
2006-02-06 01:33 am (UTC)
You got from Slough to Nottinghamshire in 40 minutes? Please tell me you left an hour early.. :)
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[User Picture]From: moosical
2006-02-06 07:33 am (UTC)
no we didn't go super fast!


we're at my mum and dads in south yorkshire :-)

so didn't have far to travel

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[User Picture]From: seren
2006-02-06 10:20 am (UTC)
She is so so pretty!
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[User Picture]From: jena
2006-02-07 02:59 am (UTC)
She's even more beautiful than the last picture I've seen here on LJ... those eyes! :)
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