Had to have a helium balloon for Dad (and we made him walk back to the car carrying it ;o) ) People arriving at the pub
Dave, Emily and Debbie
Louise offered to take a few family photos before everyone sat down for lunch.
My sister Kay; my brother Iain; Dad; Mum and me (we just needed Norma and Robin to make the gang complete!)
There then followed a large group photo. As is often the case in big group photos not everyone is always looking at the camera, has eyes open, etc., so I'm putting the three we did take on the blog.
Claire and her boyfriend, Craig. Jon standing next to them during one of his speeches
We took a token cake to the pub and Dad asked Tyler to help him blow out the candle - Dad being the eldest person there and Tyler, the youngest great grandchild (at the moment - new brother/sister due early November '09). Tyler was a very willing helper
But not as willing to have his photo taken with Grandpa afterwards
From the pub we went on to Mum and Dad's house for another birthday cake and tea/coffee.