A Princess Tea Party

Vivian turns 3 on 24th Sept. We held a Princess Tea Party (3rd birthday party) today and invited all her little princess and prince friends. Great time capped off with a Cinderella carriage cake. For the guests we did a kid or family photo and…

Cinderella

It has been an extended Cinderella experience for Vivian. Started in Disney world (mouse house) as she meet Cinderella. Returning back to the UK, we went to London meeting up with Josh/Heide/Heston to see the Cinderella exhibit (Leicester square). Then we saw Cinderella the movie…

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,…

Harvest Baptism

Oli and Ellis were baptized at the Harvest Centre. We were on hand to watch and photograph the event. View the Favorites on Flickr View the full set on Flickr

Surrey Lavender Fields

Surrey Lavender Fields

Updated for 2014! We’ve been going to the Mayfield Lavender farm every year since moving to Surrey/South London. The farm kindly allows you to picnic and wonder the fields. And beautiful they are. Our first visit was when Ningning was pregnant with Vivian. This year…

Surrey vs Kent Cricket at the Kia Oval

Watched the FLt20 game between the Kent Spitfires and Surrey at the Kia Oval. The Kent Spitfires “attempted to sabotage Surrey’s bid to make the Friends Life t20 quarter-finals.” No love. Surrey won by 5 wickets although it appeared Kent might pull it off. The…

Tilly Turns One

Vivi’s friend, Tilly B, celebrated her first birthday today. * View all Flickr Images in their native resolution

Ham House

The Ham House (Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 7RS) is a “unique 17th-century treasure trove”, says the National Trust. The home was envisioned by Elizabeth Murray, Countess of Dysart and has “survived war, fashion and neglect to retain a uniquely mysterious aura. One of a series…

London 360 Pano

From The Register: “British Telecom has released a world record-breaking panoramic photo of the city taken from the top of the BT Tower. The 320 gigapixel snap is made up of 48,640 individual frames shot over three days using four Canon EOS 7D cameras. According…