5 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks & 2 Days into Daddyhood

26aug13

Birthday preparing.

27aug13

Successful avoidance of sickness!

… and the lovely grey beach of Seaton …

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“This is dry water!”
“I love it here, I wish this was our home – a beach was our home!”

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28aug13

Whirlygig envy near Helston.

Porthleven surfer!

First sleepover with cousin.

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29aug13

Helston Railway…
“It’s Percy!”

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“Can we go fishing one day?”

Cider in the garden… šŸ™‚

Bittersweet completion of Farm Frenzy! (but I can still turn the silvers to gold)

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Cousin Sennen’s lovely big shower…
“It’s like rain!”

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30aug13

Our holiday cottage…
Mummy: “It’s got a children’s play area and a picnic table!”
Talise: “And wasps?”

The compact and clean Poldhu…

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1745h in the car on the way to Granny’s…
“Am I allowed to have a little sleep?”

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When Mummy found 10p by Tesco in Camborne…
“I love, love, love money!”
– then when Daddy explained money can buy you a lot of things but not love…
“Or a dustbin.”

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“Check mate Daddy!” (first game of chess… she even planned her moves!)
– & now she wants her own chess set…
“a princess one”
– because chess “is fun!”

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Granny and Grandad and cousin Harry at Helston boating lake… and much scootering thereby!

helston boating lake

Triple ‘ambassador’ link:
1. reading in Barbie magazine
2. shower
3. ‘Barbie Mariposa and the Fairy Princess’

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Long walk to Praa Sands…
… surfin’n’sandcastling…

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… & seemingly longer walk home…
– partially alleviated by roadside blackberries! šŸ™‚

Then harbourside chips in Porthleven…

porthleven harbour

& last swing & play.

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“I miss home… and we’re going there!”

In the car…
0245h: “I wish you could get a star for me, Daddy.”
0330h: asleep…
0339h: Broadwoodwidger
0353h: Sticklepath
0408h: a slither of moon
0430h: Twinkle Twinkle
0540h: Twinkle Twinkle
0552h: “Still sing!”
0555h: … awake!
0610h: sings… “I’m a little Cola… Bottle!”
0650h … home!

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