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Sunday, 31 December 2017

Review of the year 2017


2017 started off quietly - we didn't go anywhere but we did lots of shopping!!!


We had a day out in February though - the first one being up to Islington!
You can see that here Trip to London

The next one was down to the Victoria & Albert Museum to see an expedition about underwear!!!
You can read about that here Another trip to London


In March we had a trip to London and Colchester which was fun - we stopped over in London and ate some great food!  You can read each day's link here....


In April we went to see an expedition in Somerset House which was fun!
You can read that here.  Trip to London


May was really busy - we started off with a day out in London which you can read about here....
Shopping in London

And then we had a three day trip to Oxford which was interesting!!
 You can read about  the first bit here Day one

The second bit is here day two

And the last day is here day three


June was fun!  We went to see an art expedition in Brighton (click the bloo bit to read about it!)

And we also had a mad day in Lewes!!  (Click the bloo bit to read about it!)


In July, we were busy - we started with a visit to the British Library in London to see an expedition about the Russian Revolution - this year is the 100th anniversary of that!  You can read about that day out here

We also had a dinner wiv Vicky in July - you can read about that here

We had another day out in London to see another expedition which you can read about here

And then we had ANOTHER day out in London with Arnty Bev and Arnty Vicky!  We investigated prisons and markets which you can read about here


We started August with a trip to the Royal Academy Summer Expedition in London which was fun!  You can read about that Here

We also had a day out to Eastbourne which you can read about Here

Later, we had another trip to London to find an Art Nouveau building!  You can read about that Here


In September, we went to the Charles Dickens Museum and found the bestest burgers in the entire known universe!  You can read about that Here


October was a quiet month but we ended it with a trip to Colchester!!!
You can read about the start of it here Day One


The rest of the trip happened in November and you can read about the rest of it here!
Day Two
Day Three
Day Four

Then we had another trip to London to see another Russian Expedition!  That was interesting!
You can read about that Here


The first thing that happened this month was the arrival of String Beanie!!  He'd hitchhiked all the way from Newfoundland..... his arrival is Here

Then later on, we had a dinner out which you can read about Here

And then we went to see our last expedition of the year in London which you can read about here
We've had a very busy year!!!

Wonder what'll happen next year.......?
Happy New Year everyone!!

Saturday, 30 December 2017

We got a surprise present!!!

This morning, we were just about to go out to do our food shopping and we found CAYKE outside our door!!!!

Christmas Cayke!!!!
And it's all for us!!!
One of our neighbours left it outside our door!!!
For us!!!
Isn't that brill?!?!

Thursday, 28 December 2017

More packages....!

We got two more packages today..... more shopping from ebay!

This one's book 3 from Darren Shan's Larten Crepsley series!  We've got the whole set now!!

What's this one?

It's another Sue Grafton book!  We love this series!

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

The Mail Service resumes......

Today, our postal service resumed, and we got a package delivered!!!

OOOoooo!!  It's two boxes of stuff that Andrea bought off ebay just before Christmas!

OH WOW!!!  Loads of odd earrings!  what fun!!!

And the other box was more odd earrings!!!

We had a shuffle through them and these ones are the glitzy blingy ones!
Oh what fun!!!

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

We had Christmas, Part Two

When Andrea left the house yesterday to go see her parents, we noticed there was an extra present by the tree!!!  So we decided to open it!

OH!!  There's three of them!  That must mean it's one each for us!!!

Go on String Beanie, you go first!  You're the newest!!

CHOCOLATE!!!  Yummers!

Jelly's next!  Open this one!!!

Chocolate SOAP?????  We can't eat soap!!  Hmphfff......

Right then, let's get this one open.....

Crikey, this is a big heavy one......

OH WOW!!  A bottle of creme caramel drinkies!!
Right, well let's hide the caramel drink for when Andrea's asleep and then we can all share the chocolate and she can keep the soap for herself!!  Yeah, let's do that!!!

Those a brill presents!!!

Monday, 25 December 2017

We had Christmas!!!

Today it's Christmas!!!!  We got to open our presents before breakfast!!

A tin box!!!!

Wiv everything to make scones wiv cream an jam and tea!!!!!!!!!!  HURRAH!
That's from Bob and Dilly - they sent us a little pack of paint brushes too!

Which we can use with these decopatch thingies....!

This one's from Canada!

It had a card and a badge in it!

It's from Sandy Bear......

The badge is for Andrea!  It's brill!!!

Andrea's brother sent a glitzy red bag with an Amazon thingy in it!

What is it??

Oh!  Another card!

With a £25 gift card inside!  HUZZAH!

Then we pulled a cracker!!!

We got a silly hat, a picture frame and a joke!
What do you get if you cross Santa with a duck?
A Christmas Quacker!!!!!

Andrea went out later to see her Mum and Dad.  We chose to stay home because it's out first Christmas as a proper family and besides, we wanted to finish off all the chocolates.

And when Andrea got home, she brought MORE chocolate!