Firstly, the Tour of Britain cycle race came through our town - very exciting for the 30 seconds it took for the speeding peloton to whistle past us!
But we made it onto the telly! (We had cycled down - we weren't wearing hi vis just so's we could spot ourselves on the coverage. Honestly guv'!)
Actually managed to catch a photo of both girls together in their uniforms. As someone said "oh, there's 2 of them!" Just 2 different sizes.
Kira needs 4 teeth out before she has her braces - supposed to be a quick job in the dentist chair, but after 40 minutes heaving, tugging and twisting only this one begrudgingly deigned to leave her mouth, so she's now been referred to specialist dentistry for the remaining 3 - apparently it's the little twist on the roots which cause the grief! (And 2 of the remaining 3 are molars, with their double roots). Poor sausage was a bit sore to say the least (and sorry for the gruesome picture!)
Remembrance parade Kira did her stuff (in the middle here) - even though we noticed a week later that someone had played a jolly jape and her cap badge was upside down.
Rhian turned 18 on 11th December - I can't quite get my head round the fact my first child is an adult!
Mum put some photos on her present
Wasn't she cute!
I then run out of photos, but we had a wonderfully quiet Christmas, and January has been pretty busy for the family, with Rhian finally passing her driving test and buying (hopefully - just waiting to hear if the air con can be fixed) a car, starting her Nijmegen training again and finishing her gliding scholarship. Kira has been to France and Belgium to visit the war graves, and Steve has been really busy with work and cadet stuff too.
Hopefully there'll be more to share soon as we've got our annual weekend away next weekend!