The Third Birthday Party

Smiling for the cameraHappy Birthday LaraMy mum made theseLara's Birthday HatThe card from Two VoicesLara's First Bike
Safety FirstThe first rideThe new bedroomThe new bedLooking aroundPyjamas from Sofia
A Dragon CakeI'm full of jam and covered in sugarLara's FriendsDragon wants a Tom Collins tooSticking the knife inTaluyah's Second Cake
Robin. Up close and pesonalLucie's secretsSmile for the cameraPollyOllieRobin

The Third Birthday Party, a set on Flickr.

Lara had a party at creche, when she came out, her present was her first pink bike. At home she got a new bedroom and a new set of pyjamas. Birthday was with friends with the most awesome-est Dragon cake by mummy, AND a pinata. The day finished off with spag’ bol’ and covering herself with the stamps from the pinata. Too much cake that day, and not enough Tom Collins.

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A prayer for my daughter

First, Lord: No tattoos. May neither Chinese symbol for truth, an Apple logo nor Winnie-the-Pooh holding the QPR logo stain her tender haunches.

May she be Beautiful but not Damaged, for it’s the Damage that draws the creepy footie coach’s eye, not the Beauty.

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Mum’s story

Way back, when I was young and wild in Amsterdam, drinking in the Hat Bar, I got a call from Dad that Mum had been taken to hospital. That was June 2002.

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QPR will be handed the Champsionship trophy today

Despite all the problems, we’re getting our first cup since 1967…

Getting emotional here.

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We are the Champions

It’s taken 15 years, and if the FA decide against us next Friday, we could still lose. But for a week, there’s no taking away QPR are the champions. Another video here. They’re lovely.

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Maggie and Mikes Retirement Video

So after many, many years, Maggie and Mike are finally taking a break. We wanted to do a Skype call to wish them all the best, but with Howard in the US, us in NL and everyone else in UK, oh, and no internet yet, we had to work something else out.

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Jim and Mac

While Lucie and Lara went to the UK and I went to Kitzbuhel to drink Jägermeister, Mac got to stay with his friends James and Polly…

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