Friday, July 19, 2013

A Random Five post [012] — Youngest Granddaughter Birthday

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One:  We had 11:00 AM tickets to the children's play, We're Going on a Bear Hunt, at the Lyric Theatre, London.  This was for KP's birthday.  KP turned four on the 16th of July.  Most parents are familiar with this story.

The book (review), We're Going on a Bear Hunt, was about a Dad, Mother, Daughter, Son, and their Dog going on a bear hunt. One difference was that the daughter was missing in the play. She may have been sick or overslept.

sTwo: After the play, in the afternoon, we stopped at the toy store. KP played with a lot of toys but she really didn't ask for anything.

Mrs. Jim bought her an electronic toy cash register. All little girls need a cash register with play money, some grocery items to sell, and a credit card that swipes. Lauren now has hers.

Three: In the evening we had pizza at the local Pizza Express Restaurant. KP's favorite is Margarita with cheese and tomato sauce.

This was on the children's menu and came with a drink (milk for KP), a coloring booklet with a box of borrowed colors, and a cake. The cake went into a nice take home box.



 

Four: The evening was topped off with birthday cupcakes at home. KP always likes the cake and blowing out of candles part of birthday celebrations. The cakes were very good also, Karen brought them home with her after her work. I had red chocolate velvet.



Five: Finally after two weeks in town I had fish and chips. Above you see an one piece of fried haddock order with about a third of an order of chips and a third order of mushy peas.Very traditional British.

We ate at the Golden Hind seafood restaurant. Karen had our reservation for 6:45. For appetizers we had calamari or fish cakes to share. I had a fish cake, but I ate half of it before I remembered to take a picture.

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We took the long way home to go through Selfridge's (history link) on our way to the bus stop.  KP was treated to a chocolate yogurt dish on the way through the store.

Today--the 19th (I wrote this last night) is Karen's birthday.  We will go out to eat real fancy for it after her work.  I'll tell you more about that later.

It is also Katrin's birthday.  She is 13 years old today (link) or scroll above if you are seeing this on just plain Jim's Little Blog (link).

==> I am linked up today with Nancy at A Rural Journal. She conducts her "A Random Five" blog hop there. Click that link to read other "A Random Five" posts or to join in with your own.

==> Click on any picture for a larger size and a better view.

==> For KP's first three birthday blogs, you can click here.

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Comments:
Happy Birthday KP! I am so glad your grandpa was there. sandie
 
HBD to KP, lucky 4 year old! I LOVE F&C England style especially when the chips are wrapped in newspaper. Glad you are having fun and great weather!
 
She sure had a wonderful day and time for her birthday...what a little cutie! :)
 
Happy Birthday, KP and Karen :)

Read about the current heatwave in London, Dr Jim.
 
Happy Birthday to your sweet granddaughter Jim! What a wonderful birthday celebration I'm sure she'll remember fondly.
 
Happy Birthday to your grand-daughter. Sounds like a wonderful celebration. Stay cool!
 
wow, the meal looks delicious. such fun times. ( :
have a cool weekend.
 
Happy Birthday to KP- have a great weekend!
 
♪♪Happy Birthday to you,♪♪
♪♪Happy Birthday to you,♪♪
♪♪Happy Birthday Dear KP,♪♪
♪♪Happy Birthday to you.♪♪
 
Memorable for sure..My oldest son had a bd on the 4th of July and my husband and another one of my son's share a bd on Sunday. Happy Birthday to all...
 
Happy Beautiful Birthday to Miss KP!

I love love love fish and chips. Did i mention i love it?
 
Oh, nice times! Thanks for your post on my blog. I grew up in Tasmania (Launceston), lived much of my adult life in Melbourne, and for the last 20 years have been about half an hour north of Byron Bay. :)
 
Happy Birthday to Kp, Karen and the pooch!

Great shot of the ladies in the balcony.

I am not a big fish eater but the fish and chips look good. Mushy peas...not so much and I like peas.
 
Hello Jim,

Well what a month for you with all those birthdays to celebrate. Thank for sharing this, now I have discovered a play I never heard about before and your ladies are all so alike and beautiful. I've been in London, but never had the chance to attempt a theatre show, the stay was too brief and after a day of work we were too tired to think about getting out. But I wish I will one day, London is so close now.

Grace

 

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