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James In The 1980’s October 28, 2017

Filed under: Family Photos — Janet @ 11:19 pm

I had a request for pictures of our son James in the 1980’s.  A futile preliminary search revealed nothing.  I am in the process of digitising all my photos and now I can’t find anything!  Hence the random mostly inappropriate findings below:

 

james  James 2016, Seattle

2017_08_16_09_59_21.pdf021 Tibetan woman in her shop in Kathmandu – 1980’s

2017_08_11_10_43_37.pdf000  James and Ian – 1970’s, Dublin

2017_07_08_17_53_58.pdf000  James, Andrew and David – might be late 1970’s, Dhaka Bangladesh

boys-me-norwegian-sweater  Janet (me) with James and Andrew – Dublin, 1970’s

2017_10_28_15_48_25.pdf001  James, in Kenya early 1990’s, Karen Country Club

2017_10_28_15_48_25.pdf004   James, Andrew, David and William, Nairobi Kenya early 1990’s

2017_10_28_15_48_25.pdf006   at Nyali Beach Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya early 1990’s

 

 

 

 

Arriving Home After School October 7, 2017

Filed under: Birds,Cats,Family Photos,Fizz — Janet @ 3:35 pm

IMG_4503  What do my grandsons do when they get home from school?  Greet Fizz the cat and find a nourishing drink.

IMG_4504   And Fizz is a handsome cat

IMG_4505  meanwhile I went back to look more closely at this nest which I had seen on my way to meet the school bus.  Somehow it was just lying on top of a bush – I wondered how it got there – was it knocked out of a nearby tree?  Anyhow I was fascinated by the beauty of its construction.

See also the drinks mat I bought some time ago  IMG_4506

 

 

Remembering The Good Times September 29, 2017

Filed under: Family,Family memories,Family Photos — Janet @ 3:24 am

2017_09_28_20_20_22.pdf000  My sisters and me at the farm in Milford New Hampshire       some years ago

 

Photo From Long Ago August 11, 2017

Filed under: Family photographs,Family Photos,Vintage Photographs — Janet @ 5:56 pm

2017_08_11_10_43_37.pdf000  That’s a dad helping his son – before we had Lego.  The son is now in his 40’s and the dad in his 80’s.  The photo was taken in 1975 in the living room of our house in Dublin Ireland.

(I’m scanning my photo collection so keep reading this blog to see more memories.)

 

Some Photos From Our Week In Connecticut June 30, 2017

Filed under: Family photographs,Family Photos — Janet @ 2:46 am

IMG_3589 view from 36 Red, venue for our 17th birthday lunch

IMG_3585  the party people

IMG_3577  Holly – the new puppy who stayed at home

IMG_3573  Holly likes to watch the painters

IMG_3563   Holly in her bed – she is such a sweet little puppy and she gets up to all sorts of mischief

IMG_3553  Lunch at Marlay’s in Essex, 3 generations

 

 

A Day In Mystic Connecticut June 27, 2017

We had a 17th birthday celebratory lunch at 36Red on the river in Mystic Connecticut.  Almost within sight of the Draken Harald – the Viking Ship which sailed the Atlantic in 2016 and wintered in Mystic.  A beauty of a day with good weather, delicious food, successful shopping, superb company, etc etc.  Superlatives galore for our oldest grandson’s 17th birthday.  IMG_4834

 

And I even did some knitting too!  knittingoldlady

 

Random Vintage Photos June 15, 2017

Filed under: Cats,Family memories,Family photographs,Family Photos — Janet @ 7:49 pm

2017_06_15_12_28_54.pdf013  My cat (and dog) 1950

 

2017_06_15_12_28_54.pdf002  Me imprisoned 1938

2017_06_15_12_28_54.pdf016  Very proud of my brother  1943

2017_06_15_12_28_54.pdf024  family gathering   1944   starting from the left -my mother and me, my grandfather, my grandfather’s sister “Auntie”, my mother’s older sister Libbie and her 2 daughters Kitty and Betsy, my mother’s younger sister Alice and 2 of her sons Bill and Bobby