Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Happy Birthday Briony!!

It's Briony's birthday today and she's a wild and wonderful 16 years old!!!

Here's your birthday 'card', love! This photo was taken at 6 a.m. on a December morning (last week) ... already warm, and temperatures expected to reach 43 degrees in Lismore, but cooler here nearer the coast, high on the ridge where we can catch the breeze.

This is the view from the back step looking ENE (East-Northeast). Ethereal, hey...

Have a happy day Briony! I'm sure you will, seeing as your sisters have just wrapped you in cling wrap and ribbons and are graffiti-ing your back ... :-)

Monday, December 14, 2009

A map for Michele and Steve

Michele and Steve are going to spend a couple of days in Amsterdam, so here are some suggested strolls which take in some very special places. The Amsterdams Historisch Museum, the Begijnhof, the Oudemanhuispoort, Waterlooplein. Enjoy the walks, Michele and Steve! Have a great time!

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Friends: and love

Tess spent the night with her dear and lovely friend Bonnie, who had a small bunch of friends over for a birthday sleep-over.

They got creative.

Body art, I'd call it. And very clever, at that.