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Sunday, March 30, 2003

Mother's Day Weekend
We went to Legoland on Saturday, where Rhiannon scaled the new climbing wall. On Sunday Rhiannon and Carys made Jane breakfast - which made a change.

Rhiannon starts the climbing wall

...and further up the tricky North West Face.

Rhiannon gets the scrambled egg going...

...while Carys lays the table

Carys in her knights costume

without the helmet

Thursday, March 27, 2003

Warblog from Iraq - the famous Dear Raed
If you have had trouble tracking down the dear_raed weblog from Baghdad, it has been mirrored at Where is Raed ?. Compare it with the bbc reporters warblogs at Reporters' Log: War in Iraq - especially the Rageh Omaar entries from Baghdad also.

The web solution to Iraq...
Cannot find Weapons of Mass Destruction

Sunday, March 23, 2003

Painshill Park with Claire, Milo & Linus
We had Claire, Milo and Linus to stay this weekend, and went to Cobham for lunch. After they set off back to Bristol, we went to Painshill Park.

Rhiannon, Linus, Milo and Carys in the Car Park with Jane

Milo in the Pub Garden

Claire and Milo

Painshill Park from the Gothic Temple

Sunday, March 02, 2003

Henry Butlin pictures
Kristen and Marcus have chosen their baby's names: he is Henry Charles Alexander Butlin. We went to see him today.

Henry wakes up in his basket

Henry tries to hide from his cousins

Henry holds Rhiannon's hand

Saturday, March 01, 2003

Magic Pencil...Children's Book Illustration
The British Library website has an interesting exhibition called Magic Pencil. See especially the information on Lauren Child and Posy Simmonds (who signed a book for Jane once). Lauren Child is the wonderful creator of Clarice Bean.