Sunday, December 07, 2014

Teddy Bears' Picnic

Romy celebrated her first birthday with a Teddy bears' picnic. It was rainy so it was an indoor party - no matter! It was a big success and we all had great fun.

The three bears - Luke Hodge, Unknown and Peter Ho
Romy's not sure about the new baby in the house

"I'm one. It says so right here"

Bear fairy bread

Fruit and vegie rainbow




Badger's not bothered about veing outnumbered

Two bear guests


Birthday girl and some of her gifts







Teddy birthday cake


Caking up



Badger bombs the bears' photo







Bear lolly bags

Thursday, November 27, 2014

La Nouvelle Caledonie

Struggling into wetsuit on L'Isle des Canards

Our section of the Hilton

Sunset from our balcony




Isle des Canards in the distance

Centre Ville
 
The Hilton

French flag near our hotel

Leaf photo (longstanding family joke)


Tjiboute Cultural Centre


Inevitably we visited a library (bibliotheque)
Cultural Centre





Relaxing poolside at the Hilton
Incongruous Winter Wonderland Xmas scene

Hilton Hotel foya

Urs Polar

Outside 'Le Roof' restaurant - 100 dollar mains!


About to snorkel on Ducks Island

Brekky on our balcony

View from our balcony

Sunset

My fave pic - perfect for travel brochure