Friday, 4 June 2010

Rainy Museum Days, Sunny Outdoor Days, and Everything in Between!

... A Photo Journal, because there's still fun to be had!

We went to London, to stay with Charlotte and Venus, and the first day, it RAINED! So we went to the museum. So did 27,000,468 other people. We all lined up in the rain with our brollies like proper Londoners, and met our friends inside.

The next day, THE SUN SHONE! So we all went to Kew Gardens, with a mission to hug as many trees as possible. Kew Gardens is just so beautiful. We hung out with the friendly iguanas in the tropical garden, and ate ice cream.

Aaaand then we all came back to Bournemouth, with Cousins Charlotte and Venus. Sam had a hair cut. Can you tell he's not thrilled? I just sort of hacked at it all round, so that I could see his beautiful face. Now, I can't stop kissing his neck. I think he's secretly pleased.

For our next adventure, we walked to the station and got onto an open-topped bus (the number 50, every half hour). Which drove on to a ferry at Poole.

And thence, through the Dorset Countryside...

To Ye Olde Swanage Steam Train! Ye Olde Train is manned entirely by Ye Olde Enthusiasts, a lovely bunch of retirees.

And eventually, (Ye Olde Steam Train is not speedy) we chugged to Corfe Village. Chug, chug, chug, chugchugchugchug....

And the Castle. We clambered all over the ruins, ate our picnic in the 'Gloriette' and breathed in the views on all sides. This is our second trip to Corfe, and we're longing to go back! The village needs to be explored some more, and today we found a stream which needs following.

Wow.

11 comments:

Rory said...

Nice One, Cereal....
LOVE, and Missing you all,
Pappy.

Wacky Mommy said...

loooooooove the haircut pix, he looks like one of the Rolling Stones, doesn't he?

Audubon Ron said...

Great pictures.

acalre said...

I feel for poor Sam! You've ruined his street cred by hacking away his hair!! I would love to go to that castle!

Nan Sheppard said...

Sam looks so gorgeous, now we can see him! And he's still a rockstar...

The Mother said...

I have fabulous memories of standing in the rain waiting for museums in London. Want...to...go...back. Without my whiny hubby.

chickenfootsouseforthesoul said...

I love that train!

Grandmother said...

Nan- Sam looks so grown up! Your adventures sound fun.

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

Oh wow! I love the pictures--and your poor boy. How awful to have such a shearing!

Islandgirl said...

Lorse..yuh ent even put de cereal bowl on meh boy head dis time? Doh worry Samwise..tante Sharon will send you a weave for our birthdays!! XXX (ps. and you know we July folks are STILL the best looking ones..with or without hair!)

Anonymous said...

In my day we used to use a calabash!

Haaaaaahaaaaaahaaaa! Tickle me pink, my moderation word is 'dingles', now that sure messes with the little pervert in me ...haahaaaahaaaaa! Ahemmm...sorry

:)
vicki