It has been a lovely year to see the grandchildren growing up and developing in their own particular ways! Plus a few trips near and far.


Christmas 2022 the family came to London

Girls getting stuck into presents

Fred content to watch for a moment

Oscar not quite up to all this yet

Cousins take care of Oscar

Oscar is a pretty laid-back dude

Fun at Kew Gardens

Florida visit in March

Dinner with Nina and Marc

Tiki Bar

Brits and American cousins Sarasota night out

Sarasota sunset

Evening on the beach

Cycling the Legacy Trail with Marc

Phillipi Creek lunch

Ali, Sarah & GG hang out by the river Avon

Biddy, Sarah & GG

Sarah, Liam & Oscar at Liam's sister's wedding in Brighton

Bologna trip in May - The San Petronio Basilica

Some impressive buildings

The renowned statue of Neptne

Biddy even enjoyed our visit to the Ducati museum! see some of the legendary racing motorcycles

Reg enjoys a beer in Bologna

Georgina goes to a new school

....and gets to ride ponies!

Visit to Wales in June

Another comfortable stay in the Hut at Bert's

Glorious LLeyn Peninsula scenery

Pretty village of Beddgelert

Visiting Conwy for dinner

Conwy keyside and castle

Ali & Ian all dressed up for big night out

Visit to Knoll House with Sarah, Liam & Osar in August

Much the same as it ever was

Drinks on the terrace

Getting the lad on his feet

Reg & Biddy at Old Harry Rocks

Sarah, Liam & Oscar at Old Harry Rocks

The traditional walk to Old Harry Rocks

Lunch at The Pig while staying in Studland

Oscar was quite impressed with The Pig

Reg continues to cycle

To visit his favourite cows

Hampton Court and beyond

End of August Guys and Dolls at The Bridge Theatre

Near London Bridge

Views of the City of London

The trusty VFR 800 goes to a new home

Still waiting for the new bike to arrive!

RVC 66 Vets Reunion September in Cornwall

Reunion at The Crown Lanlivery

Nina & Marc visit in November

Fullers Brewery Tour

Marc & Reg try some beers

Ready for Trick or Treating

Darcy relaxing up a tree

Looks like Fred has something he likes

Fred & Granny

Fred, GG & Darcy

Oscar enjoys time with Fred


Liam, Sarah & Oscar in Cyprus

Oscar is 6 months old

Oscar grows

.....and grows some more

Grandpa just a shade taller but not for long!


We hope you all enjoy a lovely festive season together with your families and wish you all the very best for 2024.



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