Monday, May 26, 2008

Alice's Bubble Machine

We recently bought Alice a bubble machine. Here is the video of how excited she was when we turned it on.

Believe it or not she can speak perfectly well but you would not know it from the video. :-)

Alice Excited About Her Bubble Machine from Christian Briddon on Vimeo.

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Amelia's First Meal - 24th May 2008

Amelia had her first meal yesterday. A delicious feast of baby rice!! It was the first thing apart from milk she had ever tasted and we think she enjoyed it. Here is the video.

It's about 8 minutes long so feel free to skip through it. :-)

Amelia's First Meal from Christian Briddon on Vimeo.

Monday, May 19, 2008

The Wisdom Of Alice part 10

Me, trying to put a DVD on for Alice: "Victoria, I think the DVD player has broken".

Alice: "So we can have a new television?"

Me: "No Alice, the DVD player has broken, not the TV"

Alice: "But I want a big new TV like Tim's and now we can have one so I win!!! Ha ha ha!!"

Got to love her logic!!! :-)

Monday, May 05, 2008

Vermin Final Score : Christian 5, Squirrels 0

It's all over!!! I have now captured all the squirrels that called my home their home and 'sorted them out'.

We had caught 3 adults so far, mummy, daddy and another squirrel that should have kept away, and there were just the babies left. The babies had not yet left the nest and so refused to come down into my traps. They were having a great time running up and down my roof and making a right racket!

Eventually I guess hunger forced them down. With no parents to feed them they could only last a few days and yesterday morning I found a baby in the trap. Excellent I thought, just one more to get.

Victoria then noticed that the other baby was hanging around it's brother and did not seem to want to leave. She then suggested I set up the other trap and see if it would enter. No way I thought. It's sibling is in a cage, obviously not enjoying it, and I am going to set up an identical cage next to it and expect it to enter for the promise of chocolate? Surely it can not be that stupid.

I was wrong. :-)

10 minutes later I had both squirrels trapped! How thick must these creatures be?

So that is the end of this saga. All the vermin has been sent to a better place. If there are any other squirrels reading this and thinking about re-locating to a nice new rooftop appartment in Dronfield that has just become vacant, I would think again!! The king of the squirrel catches also lives there. :-)

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