2012 – A Year In Pictures

January – Visit to the Imperial War Museum

February – Snow on Peckham Rye

March – a very busy month, 
 F and I celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary, and 10 years together, with a child free weekend away in Somerset
Fabulous bath at the Archangel hotel
Glastonbury
If you want to be a big cop in a small town ….

We had another lovely holiday at Coombe Mill Farm in Cornwall (where I found out I was pregnant again!)
Dotty the pig – also expecting

And despite having a bad back and being a little bit pregnant, we got a sneak peak at the Olympic stadium when I became one of the first to try out the track (Mo learnt it all from me, ahem)

April – We had a great day out at one of my former workplaces – Legoland (they didn’t let me operate the rides again though)
This ride may not have been intended for people F’s size!

May – Proof that there was some good weather – just in time for E to try out her new play house

Our first glimpse of Smidge2

June –
Bumps start appearing
19 weeks
unfortunately not just on me

 we escaped London during the Jubilee for a visit to Devon and Cornwall
Joining in at the Eden Centre
Exploring the dunes…
…and rockpools at Exmouth

25 weeks

July – Family Holiday at Centre Parks

August – A great summer for London
The Olympics!!…

E had to say hello to ALL the police horses
E tries out hockey…

..then watches how it should be done
E is 3!!

Gruffalo cake – I was very proud of this!

and another look at Smidge2

September – The Paralympics

I drag my pregnant self to the top of the aquatics centre 

And the velodrome

And the basketball arena for the wheelchair rugby

Then finally admit defeat and get the mobility car back to the station!
Team GB Olympic parade
with our very own Olympic granny

Believe it or not we did see the athletes!
One of this years lovely weddings 
Reading, and looking large!

I’m not quite sure what the photographer was wanting from me here??
October – A family outing to Godstone Farm

November – A new arrival
Nearly there. 38 weeks

Welcome to the world M

The sisters meet for the first time

Home – what happens when you try to get a “nice” picture of two small children

December

First Smiles
M’s stocking turns out to be rather large

Christmas eve

M has a snooze at Brixton registry office as we wait to make her official

Putting out snacks for Santa

Present mountain

Christmas day

Guess who came down the chimney!

Time to collapse on the sofa for Christmas TV with Granny
So happy new year to you all, however 2012 treated you I hope 2013 is better, although I think it’ll be a pretty hard one to top for us!
SBxxx

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