Saturday, 13 September 2014

August Bundled Up.

September is well and truly here and I still haven’t posted all of August’s family doings.  So here is the rest of August in one bundle.

Over the last few weeks now William has been doing a fair bit of painting and decorating at Caroline’s house. Being retired is a hectic business for some and that’s the way William likes it. So decorating at Caroline’s house has been his choice and, what’s more, fun for him! To show their appreciation Caroline and Trev took us out for a meal to The Shepherd's Rest.IMG_4915_edited-1b

My beautiful daughter, sweet Caroline.  (Remember that song?).


After the meal I snapped this lovely picture of Caroline and the men in her life.


And a fun pic with the other man in Caroline’s life. 

We had a lovely time and the meal was excellent too.  Will definitely eat there again and when my American sister and her husband next come home for a visit The Shepherd’s Rest will certainly be on the list of places to take them.


Nicholas and Charlie stayed overnight with us just before school started back.  They made their own “breakfast”.


The weekend before last Caroline, Charlie and I took Nicholas up to Bay View.  Once again the weather was good and the boys played out a lot.


Climbed some.  Yes, Nicholas.  That is a long way down. 


Built a dam.  Getting wet feet is just par for the course.

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And making a bridge over a ditch?  All under the umbrella of fun for little boys.


Beautiful twilight over the Kent Estuary as we walked back to the caravan.


And a magnificent sunset!



The day after a visit to Gibraltar Farm for an ice cream. 


With this view stretched out before us.  I have recently upgraded to an iPhone 5 and have discovered the joy of using the pano function.  What joy!  I’m now hooked on panoramic photos.

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This poignant, sorrowful World War I  commemorative sand sculpture is in the grounds of Hebden Bridge Town Hall.  It’s an amazing work of art and larger than life size.  Follow this link to find out more about it.

I think that just about wraps August up and already I have memories stacked up waiting to be preserved as we roll into September with an Indian Summer.  How lucky are we? Very!


1 comment:

Anita Johnson said...

Fun to see all your activities...I have a fondness for rocks and water, I would have been building there with the kids too. I followed the link to the sculpture...Sand? Is something like that not permanent? it is beautiful.