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Christmas 2011 & New Year

:oD It has been lovely, the kids have loved it! Ok, so there has been some illness (Tom still suffering tail end of what ever that bug was so either in with us at night or screaming his head off, me being sick xmas morn, then both Jenny & Ash coming down with some gastric yuck between xmas & nye) but generally it has been fun!

Christmas eve and morning with my Mum, then the drive over to Yorkshire for dinner with Jenny & Ash, buffet tea at Dave & Dee's with their kids, boxing day at Rachel & Garry's with their kids, Bob, Rach & Ben, Kate & David, and Clare with her feller (Meggie was with her dad)... we called in on folks again through the week and chucked in a trip to Rother Valley County Park, and a Brewers Fare (for the play area and yummy coffee), before heading back to mums for one more night and home for New Years Eve...

I'm shattered after all the driving, but its always wonderful to see the family and I'm always sad to come home afterwards. Next big do's: Baby Smudge arriving this Spring, and Jenny & Ash's wedding this Summer! I think 2012 will be a good one for us all :0D





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