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Oakham

At the end of November we all took our first overseas holiday to England, to visit Grandma for her birthday in Oakham. We also experimented with travelling direct from Stansted to Oakham by train, which turned out to be very convenient although it was a bit late in the evening when we finally arrived! We spent the weekend enjoying being at home, eating nice food and playing with Fezzie. Saturday is always good for visiting the farmers’ market, and we made sure to stock up on some delicious fresh food and vegetables … As well as an obligatory visit to […]

Saskia & Maia’s 6th Birthday

Saskia & Maia celebrated an early birthday this week along with all their classmates from SJI by organizing a pool party at Maia’s condominium. There were plenty of games organized by the Dads; including tug of war, Marco Polo and Hide And Seek tag and the kids had a fantastic time in the sun. The occasion was wrapped up with a couple of hot dogs and a mountain of cup cakes to feed the hungry young ‘uns. This is the first of several birthday parties for Saskia as we still have opportunities in Oakham with Grandma, and the real birthday […]