FAMILY FELLOWS PHOTOS

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YEAR 2018

For links to all other family photos go to . . . Family Index page


See Danny's blog for more family photos . . . http://www.dannykarenlisajoe.blogspot.com/

Lisa also has her own blog . . . www.lisafellows.blogspot.co.uk

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MARY'S TREAT - Saturday January 27 2018
This was the day of Mary's Christmas treat for the whole family - tickets at Chichester Festival Theatre for 'Jungle Book'. Everyone was present except for Jean who could not sit down due to sciatica from the plane journey from Canada and Freddy, who had more pressing engagements as a calcitrant adolescent! Present were Mary, George, Lola, Pete, Julia, Lily, Iris, Danny, Karen, Lisa, Joe, Will, Rachel, Nell, Reggie and me (Brian). Before the theatre show, Mary organised a spendid lunch for us all . Danny, Pete and Joe had gone to the football at Fratton Park but joined us later at the theatre.

Mary serving up Jean's apple pie to keen customers

Iris, Lola and Lily have theirs on the coffee table

The girls really enjoyed playing with my collection of fidget spinners and managed to get all 60 odd of them going at the same time on the big table - so pretty and colourful.

Here is a short video clip on YouTube of the spinners all going . . . https://youtu.be/ZbBGcsAoi3E

Iris balancing a mini spinner on her nose.

We all enjoyed a lively and colourful rendering of 'Jungle Book' at the theatre though I think we all missed the familiar Disney tunes. Everyone tucked into ice creams during the interval.

We assembled in the foyer at the end of the show with Joe was prominent as usual in his Pompey shirt. Everyone came back to Emsworth, except for Mary, George and Lola who returned to Lewes where they are house-sitting.

Next morning some of us went for a walk in park mainly to get some energy off the kids. They played on the skateboard park, where Joe and Reggie drove their remote control cars.

Here is a short video clip on YouTube of the skateboard activity . . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVlEpTRf348

They played basketball

Reggie, Lily, Joe and Iris had a bit of a rumble

Jean cooked eggs and bacon for Will and the kids, great smells from the kitchen.

A final goodbye as Joe, Danny, Pete, Lily, Iris and Julia left for home.
Thanks to Mary for organising such a great family get together.

 


GLENYS DIES - 20 January 2018
On January 12, we had a phone call from Helen to say that Glenys had been diagnosed with liver cancer and was in hospital in Pointe Claire. It proved to be terminal and Glenys was admitted into a local hospice for palliative care - she had refused chemotherapy, etc. Mary booked air tickets for herself and Jean to travel over to Canada on Jan 17. Jane, Helen and David were also present as well as Dai and Myuki. Glenys was treated very kindly in the hospice and was so happy to end her life in such a attractive and comfortable surroundings with the family around her. She died at 5am Canada time on Saturday, January 20. Here are a few photos of Glenys with the family taken on the day before she died.

I have created a special web page with a selection of photos of Glenys with Jean and other members of the family.

Go to . . . Glenys


For photos from 2017 go to . . .
Family photos 2017

Photos for all years . . . see Family Index page