Saturday, November 4, 2017

Lewes Bonfire Celebrations

Me and Karen went down to Lewes today to see the Lewes Bonfire Celebrations.  Peter and his gang were also down.  Outside Mary's studio: Pete, Lily, Mary, Iris, Julia, Lola, Karen and Me.
Lily and Iris checking out Mary's amazing shop....
Lola and Mary off to join in the Bonfire Marching.  They are in the South Street Bonfire Society.
We fuelled up in the Bus Station Pizzeria...Cheers...
Then the marching started....
Mary with her drum....we nearly didn't spot her!
We needed food and toilets....which way should we go???
More marching with torches up the High Street....
We saw the South Street Society marching past pulling a cage with a witch in it.....it was George!!!!
Video here (48 Seconds)  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-41873512
 The South Street Bonfire Society...
Peter and some old witch ready for burning!!!     (it's George)
They kept marching, shooting off fireworks, lighting bonfires and creating merriment until the early hours...
Great fun....cheers Mary.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Fellows Bonfire Party

David and Miyuki were over from Canada, so we got together for a bit of a Fellows Family do...
I cooked up a chilli....
David, Miyuki, Helen and Mum.  Educating David and Miyuki in the ways of HSB :-)
Watching the fireworks...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Halloween and Bonfire

It's Halllllloooooweeeeeeeeennnnnn.....  Joe and Pumpkin Joe....
We had an impromptu bonfire in the garden with Seth and Rayner...
The kids started burning the garden furniture!!!!   Needed some new chairs!
Karen also sewed Joe's badges on his scout jumper....attention!

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Windy Walk Round Pond

We had a windy walk round the pond today.   It's storm 'Brian'...

Lisa trying to miss the waves splashing over the millpond wall....
 Joe got wet!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Southsea Swan Boat

Today I finally succumbed to the kids pressure and we all went out in a Swan Boat on Canoe Lake in Portsmouth.  It was great fun...
We let the kids do the hard work...
Afterwards, down on Southsea Beach...
Lisa doing her usual....
A naughty cake at the Tenth Hole Cafe....yum!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Joe Invested at Cubs

Joe was invested into 1st Emsworth Drake Cub Pack today....same one as me many years ago....
Saluting the pack...
The three new cubs - Joe, Seth and Miles...
Back to the important business of conker wars.... :-)

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Lisa Gym Comp Guildford

Lisa's first Intermediate Gymnastic Competition today at the Guildford Spectrum....
Floor routine...
 And the vault.  The gymnast next to Lisa had a bit of a spill!
Lisa came fourth overall in her category.  She came second on Floor.