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Saturday Ritual followed by family visits

Got up on Sat morning to discover I hadn't pack either one of my hair brushes! The only thing I had was a little tiny pocket book size! Susan needed to go to Tesco's (the english version of a W*lmart super center) to pick up some last minute things for our family get together.
This one is brand new & eco-friendly!

The *trolley/greeter guy posed for me

They did not carry hair brushes........they may now though, as they had so many requests for them today! (all three of us ask three different clerks for them)

When we got back Susan's mother & father were there with lunch & the Sat newspaper which has the "super duper" weekly crossword. Nigel's son Barry & his girlfriend Zoe also came around(they live next door). Lunch is always sandwiches made with crispy hot french bread followed by jam donuts....to die for! The crossword gets passed around & everyone participates in solving it. Nigel & Susan have what we call the "reference library" at the top of the stairs & the rules are - anything can be looked up in a book, you can collaborate with each other but no "googling" answers before Mon AM. Usually Nigel will check with Susan's mother late Sun to see how she's doing but really wants to have his solved before then!

Later on in the afternoon Greg & Jennifer showed up, then their daughter Ruth with hubby Jason & their children James, Daniel & Evie. Greg's son Adam along with his girlfriend Michelle also came. Then a little while later Nigel's other son Kevin with his girlfriend Kayleigh joined the party.
This is Daniel - doesn't he have a "cheeky" face?


James playing football with Nelson

Barry showing him the gears so he can drive the tractor.

Daniel's turn

Farmer Greg

Popster, Jason & Evie

Adam was starved!!!

James playing with Nigel's train set

Daniel with an old pair of Nigel's glasses

We had such a nice afternoon & evening playing with the kiddies & talking & catching up!

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*Brit word for shopping cart

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