Monday, March 23, 2009

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Trip to Valentine's Park

Some of Siv's family went home today. So the rest of us went for a short trip over to Valentine's Park, to feed the Squirrels, climb trees and see the newly restored mansion. While having an Ice Cream, we saw a small robin singing away in a tree.

Markus plays 'flying igglepiggle'.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Saturday Dinner

On Saturday, after deciding to not go to the Miller and Carter owned Dick Turpin, we went to Don Pietro at Gants Hill (much more child friendly).

Friday, March 20, 2009

Siv's family over from Oslo

We've had Siv's family over from Oslo for the last few days, its been quite crowded when it comes to sleeping quarters - 8 people! On Saturday night we had a 'mini Christmas', with a roast dinner and presents, to make up for missing it in December.

Of course, for much of the time, little Hedda has been the centre of attention, she's been very well behaved...if a bit messy at beakfast!

Dave does a Beckham

Good luck with the operation Dave! Hope to see you up and around soon.

Hedda with Leif and Siv

Relaxing in the conservatory

Thursday, March 19, 2009

I.T. Lunch at All Bar One

Here's the lads in All Bar One having a bite to eat for a 'team lunch'. Loz couldn't make his mind up what to have after they said the Egg Florentine was off!

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Another sunny day in London

Its another nice day in London, so I went for a walk around in the sunshine. First of all passing the old PLA building near Tower Hill.

On the way back to the office, I passed a building site for a new building at the bottom of Gracechurch Street. Interestingly, while the core will all be new, it seems the facade will be the old one, and while construction is going on, the old facade is being held up by an interesting array of pipes and girders!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Spring at last?

After weeks and months of cold weather, it looks like Spring is finally here. Sunny and 16c today, and dry enough for me to cut the grass!

Wednesday, March 11, 2009


Just got this impressive photo through from Dan Walsh taken on his recent trip to Thailand. Very Hannibal!

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Baby Barker update

Here's some more photos of baby Caitlin from Kim and Kevin.

Monday, March 09, 2009

Mamma Mia!

Here's everyone at The Price of Wales theatre watching Mamma Mia, before this we went to the Carnaby Burger Company (see top photo) for something to eat, with their rather dramatic toilets!

Sunday, March 08, 2009

Trip to Spitalfields Market

We went to Spitalfields Market with Siw, Mette and PK. There was some kind of East End festival on, so it was even more crowded than usual (apparently). The girls were happy browsing round all the stalls, and the place was livened up by a demonstration of traditional East music.

Siv, Siw and Mette also bought some very nice Tina Maas photographs, after we'd had some lunch at Pattisserie Valerie, before heading home.

This little piggy went to Spitalfields....

The cheery message at Ilford station!

A scan of the Tina Maas photo Siv bought

Thursday, March 05, 2009

New princess in town

There's a new first baby in D.C. - Well done Kim and Kevin!

11:59 a.m., Caitlin Elizabeth, 21 inches & 8.4 lbs.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Snow scene

We got this photo through from Siw and co. up in Mo i Rana of the hytta out at Dalselv. Still very wintery up there!

Sunday, March 01, 2009

West Ham v Man City

Went to West Ham today, a lunchtime kick off against Man City. Even the returning unpopular Craig Bellamy and the 'Brazillian magic' of Robinho couldn't help City from losing.