Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Beachy Head




















I don't think it was actually that cold:



















See!



















Soccering...



















Assassin's Creeding (aka cousin corrupting):

More Failing

Today, during our easter egg hunt, I was laughing at all the silly conventional people who limit their hunting to the Spring.

Then kiddos opened their eggs on the trampoline and massive chocolate melting/ smearing/ disgustingness ensued.

 Aaaah... easter in July!

Pose Fail

Attempts at getting four cousins in one print-worthy photograph have, for the most part, failed:

More Photobombing

Monday, 30 July 2012

Ten Years On

We have lived almost exactly ten years in our house... which means it has been almost exactly ten years since we vacated the old "shed" and had ye olde single-wide trucked away to pastures green (literally):


















This left our former dining/ living room in the state of a three-sided outbuilding currently operating as "that 70's house" ( a playroom for 1870's style olden days; and a pinball machine for that 1970's feel). But now - a mere ten years and one set of grandparents re-roofing project later - we finally have a fourth wall! Early days:












































Hoopers: always photo-bombing everything!



















Ta Da...



















More photo-bombing...

Mainlanders arrive

Cousins are here for a few days of fun and utter mayhem...

Saturday, 21 July 2012

Shine On

At Noah's (as Finn from Adventure Time) birthday...

























Hooping n' hanging...

























The real life Finn doing some firing:



















Summer delight for Effie: peas!



















Playing Munchkin...

Saturday, 14 July 2012

Friday, 13 July 2012

Jumping Jiminy

The "Shannon Effect" continues to consume us... recently Gillian joined up with a Facebook-based hooping group (shirts optional apparently!) while the kiddos have been working on their own unique stylings...

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Four Leafed Luck

Nevermind that I've been searching my whole life for one of these... Effie's all dum-dee-dum, look what I found:



















Hopeful something rubs off on them...

Saturday, 7 July 2012

Circle Quirk

From Effie's Video Collection...

video

Warning :: Torso Photo Ahead

A final bout of hooping...



















An inspired game of Zooloretto:



















Headed home - Ferg at the Hope rest stop:

























Ferg's splendid portrait of his Dad:

























Sunset at the ferry terminal...