Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Proud Parents



Our boy (now 6 yrs old) is doing so well at school! He has just been asked to join the year above class in both Maths and English. So from now onwards, he will study twice a week with Year 2. It's fair to say we are very proud parents!

Saturday, 28 February 2015

Chinese New Year







On Sunday we went to China Town to celebrate the 'year of the goat', followed by drinkies at Soho Hotel

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Morning treat



Today we left home 20 mins earlier than usual (Little Madam stayed home with Daddy!), so we could stop for a coffee and hot chocolate before school, just Sean and I. Quality time with my son is so precious xxx

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Heading for Heathrow



I started my Saturday morning with a green smoothie

Once Alan is back from his PT session at the gym, we'll be off to Heathrow to pick up Sean who has been staying with his Grandma in Sweden for the half term holiday.

He's travelling alone on the SAS 'unaccompanied minor' program again. We think he is brave, but he thinks nothing of it LOL! Missed our little boy tremendously and can't wait to see him!!
xxx

Thursday, 19 February 2015

London calling Sweden!


Scarlett Grace skyping with grandma. Look at those curly locks - love 'em! 

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Gorgeous day @ Grosvenor Square



The capital is spoiling us with beautiful weather today so Anna and I took the kids to Grosvenor Square in Mayfair. 

Anna's older boy Nick (above pic) was looking after Scarlett Grace to ensure she didn't go on the muddy grass, and we sipped on our take away cappuccinos :-)

Bathroom renovation in progress






Sunday, 15 February 2015

Our Sunday in pics

Morning cuddles!
A stroll around Regents Park
Brunch including a full English and Sunday papers at Cote Brasserie 
Little Miss Independent doesn't want to hold Daddy's hand :-)
Final stop is the Marylebone Farmers' Market where we picked up some goodies for tonight's dinner

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Lunch at Richoux Mayfair on Valentine's


Always nice to stop by Claridges, the venue for our wedding reception :-)



Friday, 13 February 2015

Birthday celebrations - our week in NYC


Ready for take off Sir?

Touchdown - we have arrived in the Big Apple and the sun was shining :-)

Step on it driver - Manhattan here we come! 

Pre dinner drinkies at roof top bar at The Peninsula Hotel on 5th Avenue

Dinner on Friday night at Manhattan's top spot Beautique
After dinner we moved in to the club area where we partied in to the wee small hours

Popcorn? check  Drinks? check   - our first trip to Madison Square Garden
Shaky selfie - too many pre-game beers LOL!
Go Knicks! (they lost..)
Lounge area of our Sky Suite  (a massive 850 sq ft) 
New York Public Library - beautiful building although we didnt actually go inside haha

Spot the Chrysler building in the background 

Sunset from the bedroom window

Getting ready to go out

 Dressed up for a night on the town..

 On the obligatory NYC shopping trip - credit cards were well and truly flexed!

Dinner at reputedly Manhattan's best steak house STK 
 More shopping? This time in the cool West Village area

A rainy day in New York, but it sure didn't dampen our spirits! 

Bear celebrated his birthday with presents in bed followed by Champagne and strawberries with chocolate

 Dining at Buddkan with our cool New York friend, Echo

 Happy Birthday Darling!

American breakfast at The Brooklyn Diner 

Bear had been shopping at the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue - and here is Central Park in the background
Beautiful fireplace to warm us up from the sub zero temperatures outside 

 Another glass of bubbly? Dont mind if I do..
Although missing the kids (that my wonderful Mum looked after), it was so great to have a child free holiday - almost like a second honeymoon! 
Pre dinner drinks at Bar 44 at The Royalton Hotel with Bear's friends Sachin & Mariyah who live in NYC

On the 'big day' - Lunch at Cipriani in Soho

On my third bowl of delicious granola

 Bear and Echo 
Enjoying champagne on ice in our room 

Did I mention I Heart NYC?!!
Time to check out after 6 nights (boo hoo!) - here at the reception at the art deco lobby


Even though it wasn't a night flight, we both managed a few hours sleep coming back 

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