We walked to the childrens playpark where
Isaac raced around until he saw the girls had a chocolate drink, Tom then
got him one as well. We saw a large Christmas bourbell big enough for us to
By now it was dark, Sarah said the Lamb was in the oven and should be ready when we got back. When we got in it smelt like it was ready. Katelyn set the table and we washed our hands.
This was for a New Years dinner and was with all the trimmings together with a Christmas pudding aflame, it was lovely and we also were offered brandy snaps, Tom made a lovely dish with cream in the ends summer fruit and a chocolate stick, with a gold coin all dusted over with white, they all gasped when I put the coin in my mouth! But I was just licking off the icing sugar.
We went to bed after Isaac was asleep he had left his head lamp for us to use without putting the main light on in his room.
Breakfast l had cereals and tea and after Paulene went for a walk with the girls & Isaac.
picking up Andrea & Dan in Hythe. I left at 13:00hrs gut the wrong turn to
the M25 and went through Sellindge but was waiting by 13:25hrs and by 13:30
there was Andrea & Dan walking along, put The Pines Garden Tea Room at St.
Margaret Bay into the sat nav. We arrived 14:15hrs at the beach car park.
Walking back up to the cafe Liz was there, shortly Phil Hannah & Family arrived Tom came presently with family.
We kept out of sight until Marie came in and then we all said “Surprise !” When we were ready with the children all seated at one table, the plates of sandwiches and sausage rolls came out, later scones cream & jam. Last of all a large cake from Marie’s favourite shop came in with seven candles then a fountain of sparks was lit as well.
After this was divided there were presents a large book from us all and a kitchen knife from Dan also a large bouquet of flowers.
"Outside the Cinema Paulene posed with Bethan, Katelyn & Issac"
After which Tom lead us to a Caffè Nero
This is Tom with son Isaac.
The next photo is Katelyn & Bethan.
Going back, the children’s first stop was W.H. Smith’s.
Then this nice shop
Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe.
After Tom lead us past the Church and old parts of Ashford.
Until we got back to the Statue of Queen Marie of Romania and the paving slabs of local stories.
We got back to the Tom & Sarah's house and left to drive to Kurt's right away about 14:00hrs as I thought that the Dart crossing would be a delay to our journey, but we had a trouble free drive and got to Kurt's at 16:40hrs.