Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Elves and the Shoemaker

Luckily, we had purchased tickets for this children’s show at the Gulbenkian Theatre a couple of months ago.  It was the perfect activity for a Saturday afternoon with a child who just broke an arm. We took the bus to … Continue reading

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No ‘Arm Done

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, Charlie fell off the kitchen counter (he was watching mama make supper) onto the kitchen floor, and broke both bones in his left forearm.  We knew it was a bad fall right away, and Brad felt … Continue reading

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Going to the Panto

On January 21 (a Saturday), we met up with friends Tim and Emilie, and their mothers, who were celebrating their birthdays, at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury.  We were going to see the panto!  For those of you who are … Continue reading

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Our Visit with Nana and Grandpa

We saw and did a lot with Nana and Grandpa during their visit.  After returning to Whitstable from our trip to Cornwall and Devon, we had a quiet day at home.  We all needed a day to recover, I think … Continue reading

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The Christmas Castle

The twins’ Aunt Heather had a great idea for a Christmas gift this year.  She sent them a giant cardboard castle that can be assembled in a number of configurations.  It is made of plain white cardboard, so they can … Continue reading

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A Short Stay in Exeter

On our way back to Whitstable from Penzance, I decided it would be nice to stop for a night in Exeter.  I’ve wanted to see the cathedral there for several years now, and since it’s right on the mainline on … Continue reading

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A Sunny Day in St. Ives

  For our last day in Cornwall (and by far the nicest, warmest day), we visited the lovely seaside town of St. Ives.  This town is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, picturesque setting, and for the artists that flock … Continue reading

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