Penguins!

Vivian’s movie number 2, in theatre, was the Penguins of Madagascar. Her fondest memory? The pink octopus! So much for the cute, cuddly penguins…

Paddington Bear

Vivian saw her first movie in theatre – Paddington! “A young Peruvian bear with a passion for all things British travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he begins to realize that city life is not…

Greenwich, London, UK

Visited “the home of time,” Greenwich, UK today. East of London sits this masterpiece of time (the Meridian line) and space (massive green space sitting below the Royal observatory) and history (at the National Maritime Museum). Welcome to Greenwich, home to a World Heritage Site,…

Washington, DC

Final stop! Washington, DC and Virginia. We’ve settled that this area will be our home come 2016. Now to find a house. This area has loads of ‘mixed’ housing meaning you get an old, dilapidated property sitting next to a new million dollar home. We…

Atlanta

After San Francisco, we traveled to Atlanta in search of houses. Our search was focused around John’s Creek area. We found many lovely houses – all which would be perfect for our family. However, in the end, we have settled on Washington, DC as our…

San Francisco

Traveled to the Guidewire user conference, Connections, in San Francisco. Was able to have the family come along. Ningning and Vivian enjoyed their days roaming the parks around downtown San Fran while I worked. This was the first of 3 USA cities – Atlanta and…

Cambridge, UK

Did a daytrip to Cambridge today visiting with Akiko, Jonathan and JoJo. Vivi adores JoJo and the two of them get along great. It was Ningning’s parents first visit to Cambridge. Driving wasn’t so bad – about 1hr 45 each way using the Dartmoth crossing/bridge….

Vivian Photo Gallery 2014

Vivian is a growing girl. In 2014 she has learned to walk and talk and has personality galore. The gallery directly below is updated with favorite images as we go through 2014. At the bottom, Vivi gets dressed up in a red Chinese outfit. Montage…

Our Family Christmas in London

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Vivi turns 1!

Vivian Nora turned 1 this week. The 24th was the actual birthday but we celebrated all week. Had the grandparents over from America and enjoyed their company in London, Brighton and around town. On Sunday, we dedicated Vivi at Harvest. A great way to end…