Yearly Archives: 2009

Christmas 2009

We had a wonderful Christmas here in England. We woke up early (6am), opened presents, rang friends and family in Australia, went to the 9.15 church service, then came back to play with some of our presents, before lunch at … Continue reading

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More Christmas Magic

On Tuesday afternoon we headed into London on the train/tube and met Hilary, Andy, Oliver and Emily outside Somerset House to go open-air ice skating. We had a hot chocolate until it was time to get our skates on ready … Continue reading

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Helsinki

After only a few hours at school (due to the snow and it being the last day of term), I had a lovely Christmas lunch with colleagues and got home at about 2.30pm. We left soon after so that we … Continue reading

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Our Lead up to Christmas

So last Monday evening we went and picked up Katharine and Steve from the airport, brought them back home for some food, and then called it a night. I had Wednesday off school – it would have been an inset … Continue reading

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Christmas Letter

Dear family and friends, As we reach the end of our second year in the UK we are still amazed at all the things we can fit into one year. We saw in the New Year with a quiet night … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights

This afternoon, after finishing all my marking, we drove down into town for the official turning on of the Christmas Lights. We parked at Adrian’s work and then walked down to the Town Hall for all the festivities were happening. … Continue reading

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Fireworks

After a long and busy week, we had a lazy night on Friday and continued to deal with our plumbing problem (which has involved turning the water on and off all the time until the plumber can replace the tap … Continue reading

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