Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Nanna's 60th Birthday

And, of course, the main reason for the whole visit - nanna's 60th birthday!



we love you Nanna xxxxx

Dinners

As with most vacations, we did the most ridiculous amount of EATING!

Italian



sibling dinner


delicious Indian food


 

 
fish 'n chips



Alex & Chris

Declan & Natalie

Jonathan & Joanna



magician at dinner

Riverside

The girls and I spent the day at Nanna's club 'Riverside' while the men played golf. Nanna had some tennis games she couldn't miss, so we spent the day watching her matches, running around the grounds, playing, swimming, having lunch with Aunty Natalie, Nathan and Cameron, and just relaxing.





a good book and a good coffee and mummy is in personal heaven

the club is set in beautiful edge-of-London countryside

Blenheim Palace

We spent one day out at Blenheim Palace - http://www.blenheimpalace.com/. Go to the website to see the most amazing pictures of this 18th Century estate. Here are my humble snapshots:












Golfing

As they always manage to do, the men found time to sneak in a game of golf:


Sight-Seeing in London

We had lots of time to do the 'touristy bits' of London - including a personal tour round town in Uncle Darryl's black cab! We took hundreds of pictures, here are just a few:





Abigail singing on the Underground

London Eye capsule


meeting his man-crush, David Beckham





Covent Garden




Buckingham Palace

Selfridges



Kate Moss has her own collection at Top Shop - swoon!

London Eye from the ground - we had glorious un-English weather!