See also Danny's
blog at . . . www.dannykarenlisajoe.blogspot.com
AND JOE - 1 May 2010
Jean and Brian looked
after Lisa (6 years 8 months) and Joe (1 year 8
months) for the afternoon, while Danny and Karen went
to the races at Goodwood.
are you doing. Papa?
giving Lisa a bit of a hair cut
on Papa's nature reserve
feeding the swans on the millpond
is our favourite post
IN EMSWORTH - 30 April 2010
Mary, George and Lola
stayed the night at Emsworth after their appointment
at Southampton General Hospital, where Lola had a
cathecter operation to investigate her heart
condition. Lola was in great spirits
having fun with her funny hat in the bath
and her Daddy have breakast with Grandma
you have to do when you cough while eating
a paddle in the sea at Emsworth
The water is lovely and warm!
having fun with Papa, Grandma and Mummy on the seawall
at Nore Barn, Emsworth
GATHERING IN EMSWORTH AT EASTER - 4 April
We had a very special
gathering of all the family at 11 Bridge Road,
Emsworth at Easter 2010 - all eight grand children,
eight parents and two grand parents. Here are just a
few of the photos from the day. Thanks to Mary for
some of these.
children (six of them, at least) had their lunch
adults (plus Freddy and Joe) had theirs in more
Easter bunny cutting the Easter cake
I managed to get all the kids together . . . or so I
thought. But there's only seven!
Lisa, Lola, Nell, Freddy, Joe, Iris
was the missing lad, but we got him in this one of all
Lisa, Lola, Nell, Freddy, Reggie and Iris sitting. Joe
then . . . all eighteen of the family (even me)
Peter, George, Karen, William holding
Julia and Iris, Jean and Lily, Mary and Lola, Brian,
Danny and Joe, Lisa, Rachel and Freddy
kids had an egg hunt in the garden
helped Iris with her eggs
TO MIDDLE FARM, THE RAM AND ROUGHDOWN - 22 March
Jean and Brian met
Mary, George and Lola at Middle Farm. Then went for
lunch at The Ram. Finally, went back to Kingston.
fun at the farm
the King of the Castle!
introducing her Mum to a special game
opening one of her 4th Birthday cards
and Jean taking it easy in the refurbished summer
COMES TO EMSWORTH - 20 March 2010
David paid a visit to
Emsworth on his way to staying with Helen and Gareth
for a week in Bristol.
with Lily and Iris
one of Reggie and Uncle Danny
reading to Iris and Lily in the front room of Pete and
Julia's house in Cowes
AND BRIAN TO COWES - 26-27 February
wrapped up and ready for a walk to the park?
with Iris in the playground of Northwood Park
evening meal on the Friday with sausages and lovely
all went for a walk on saturday morning onto
Mottistone Down. Pete can see two Buzzards in the
the way onto the down in sunny but chilly
stopped for lunch in The Seven Cafe in Brighstone.
Lily and Iris shared a meal of ham, eggs and
and Iris having fun in Dimbola Lodge in Freshwater,
now a museum dedicated to the work of Julia Barker
we watched the closing stages of the hedgelaying
contest in Freshwater
IN EMSWORTH - 20 February 2010
Mary and Lola came
over to Emsworth for the day. Danny, Karen, Lisa and
Joe joined us in 11 Bridge Road and for a walk down to
made that card specially for you, Grandma!
can I play?
you like my T-shirt, Grandma?
on the beach looking for special stones
having a clean up from her Mum on the beach
AND GRANDMA SEW A TEDDY - 16 February
Lisa spent a very
rainy day with Grandma to make a teddy.
and Lisa busy stuffing teddy
very pleased with her teddy
COOKS DINNER - Sunday 14 February 2010
Jean and Brian were
invited to dinner by Lisa for a special 'double
decker' fish pie.
is Lisa busy preparing her 'double decker' fish
Daddy, the recipe says 20 minutes on Mark
enjoy the lovely meal. Thanks Lisa (and
Joe is more interested in books
COLD DAY IN KINGSTON - Sunday 31 January
Mary and George
invited us over to Kingston for the day. Lola was
lively and full of fun as usual. We went for a walk
around the village, where we saw a fine display of
Snowdrops in the church yard and inspected the new
Kingston pavilion which is almost complete. Very
impressive. Mary cooked us a fine lunch.
Lola on her luxurious bed with a fine lace
at the gate. "I can see you, Papa."
want to go on the swings"
on the big girl's swing"
COLD DAY IN SOUTHSEA - Saturday 30 January
Pete, Julia, Lily and
Iris came over to Southsea from Ryde on the hovercraft
just for the afternoon. Julia needed to go into the
University Library. The rest of us went for a walk
along the prom, through the fair ground to Old
Portsmouth. It was very chilly, but the children were
well wrapped up!
looks interesting, Grandma"
is very adept on her no-pedals bike
explaining a new sculpture to Iris, but she is more
interested in Papa
and Grandma trying to keep warm on top of the Round
Tower in Old Portsmouth
FELLOWS SNOWMEN - January 2010
The amazing snowfall
that we had in England in early January prompted the
Fellows family into a frenzy of snowman building
activity. It even snowed on the Isle of Wight!
are Pete with Lily and Iris with their snowman built
in a local park in Cowes on the IOW
is a rather fine Pompey snowman from Will and the
is a mini snowman from Amberley with Reggie in
Church Path team made two, the left one by Karen and
Lisa and the right one by Danny
here is a huge one from Mary and George at Kingston,
towering above little Lola