There! You didn't know that I was fluent in French, did you?! No, neither did I! I did a quick Google translation to say that "the family are here". The wonders again of modern technology. I still find it amazing that my blog posts can be translated into ten different languages within seconds, using the translation widget.
The weather at the weekend was amazing - hot and sunny - so we headed off to the beach on Sunday and it was absolutely wonderful. My son-in-law (and he has every gadget going, including the brand new iPad 2) said how great it was to absolutely switch off, just relax and not have to worry about any interruptions, from telephone calls, e-mails, text messages etc. On the beach, there is no reception even for a mobile phone, so we were just able to concentrate on enjoying ourselves as a family, listen to the waves gently lapping the shore, and feel the heat of the sun warming our bodies and souls!
As you can imagine, I took a few photos (watch out for my Wordless Wednesday post if you want to see some piccies of Alfred enjoying his first outing to the seaside!) for you to see.
My daughter taking photos for her own Blog!
My granddaughter. She is wearing lovely blue RayBan sunglasses. When we got back to the garden, I trod on them and broke them. Eeek! I shall now have to go looking for a new pair, as she bought these when we were on holiday in Cyprus last year.
My son in law who will not have any photos put on Blogs or Facebook, but I don't think he can object to this one!
Eeek! Am I getting shorter, or is granddaughter getting taller?!
Excuse the curly hair, but I just left it au-naturel!
Ruby Violet wondering what mischief she can get up to!
Oh! I nearly forgot - a certain person has a birthday tomorrow. Mind you, I don't think she'll be having any candles on the cake, as the glow might cause the house to burn down! When she was such a huge Beatles fan back in the early 1960's, mini-skirt clad and bopping away to their songs at the local coffee bar, little did she ever think that her age would reflect the words of this Beatles' song - Eeeek!!
"I could be handy mending a fuse
when your lights have gone.
You can knit a sweater by the fireside,
Sunday mornings go for a drive.
Doing the garden, digging the weeds, who could ask for more.
Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm 64.
(Words by The Beatles)