Monday, 16 February 2009

A few days escape

We were very lucky to get the chance to have a few days away just the two of us on the glorious virgin isle of St Thomas last week,all to the thanks of Dave's work.Its an American company and because Dave made his sales target for the year last year this was our reward.My cousin Ann came over from Ireland to look after the children and we are extremely grateful to her,the kids had a ball!

These were some of the views from our balcony.

These were some of the guys we found on our beach, fortunately we didn't have to fight them for the sun beds!!

The beach and the sea were amazing and we loved walking along the waters edge every day although I did feel strange without any children or dogs, it was very peaceful!!

Some beautiful flowers.

And the rather unusual sausage tree named after the woody sausage like fruit.

A long way to go for four days, it has taken me a week to get over the jet lag but I'm not really complaning.:0)

Birthday girl

I have to apologise straight away to Sian as it was her 10th birthday last week but with one thing or another I didn't get round to this very sorry Sian!To my grown up TEN year old love you

Monday, 2 February 2009

Help there's a teenager in the house!!!!!

Can't believe it Ryan is 13 years old today. We woke up this morning to all the snow and it's one birthday he won't forget in a hurry. Have a great birthday Ryan love you loads xxxxxxx

With the help of some neighbours we gave Ryan the bumps.

Sunday, 1 February 2009

Video clips

OOPS This time I got it the right size.

Countdown to Crufts......

This weekend we went to the Pachesham simulated show, it was a great success and Fizz is getting a lot better,Tippex was a bit slow but that would be expected as he is now nearly twelve years old. In the video Tip and Fizz both do the same run and for the first time Fizzle was actually faster than Tip, I think this was because he had a wide turn coming out of the tunnel whereas Fizz was tighter. Poor Ink was out of action again, as she cut her pad open the Tuesday before.I'm hoping she will be back to training soon as we need the practice and the countdown to crufts is on....FIVE weeks to go. Ink and Tippex both qualified for the agility dog of the year and I had to choose which to take.As Tippex also qualified for the ABC agility I decided to take ink to the agility dog of the year which meant they would have one run each.