Friday, 27 May 2011

Flashback Friday - Beach Holidays

It's all kinds of crazy in my life at the moment and the main reason is we are preparing for a trip abroad. Trying to organise things for a holiday with a toddler is demanding to say the least.  Added to the fact we chose now (why?) to get our bedroom and en-suite decorated.

With the holiday just around the corner, it got me thinking what Mini Cheddar will make of it this year. Last year she was only 13 months old so was limited in what she could gain from the experience.

It also got me thinking about holidays I had as a child.  We never went abroad for our holidays when I was young, actually I think I was 13 years old before I first went on an aeroplane.  However, I have such fond memories of our holidays.

We wouldn't always go far, sometimes even just an hour and a half away to Black Rock Sands where we would rent a caravan for a week or two.  Quite often my Grandparents would come over to join us on the weekends.  My Sister and I would love spending time on the beach.

I hope that Mini Cheddar also gets to experience this kind of holiday too.

Me on the beach with my sister
Me (on the left) and my big Sis.
Check out my strap marks!
Me and my sister sitting on the beach
That's right, take a photo where we have
to look directly at the sun.
Me, my Sister and my Dad on the beach
The windbreak is purely to protect my
Dads mahooooooosive sideburns
My Sister burying me in the sand
My Sister loves me so much she decides to bury me
My sister buried in the sand with only her head sticking out
I get my revenge my chopping her head off
and feeding it to our pet poodle Tina.
Me on the beach
A helmet haircut and a home-knitted cardi...
I was always at the cutting edge of fashion!

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HELEN said...

ha ha great photos! I think I had the same haircut & cardi & my parents had the same sunlounger!
Mini Cheddar will love her holiday, have a great time!

Inside the Wendy House said...

That's a proper UK beach it. Hope you have a fabulous holiday with MC...I'm still too scared to organise a family holiday with my brood! xxx

Mummy Mishaps aka Jenny Paulin said...

Ha ha at the comments -about each photo - really made me chuckle :)
I hope you get away stress free and all enjoy your holiday together xx

Vickie said...

fantastic looks like you had so much fun as a child.

The syders said...

Hahaha...You crack me up! Love your photo's soooo cute and picturing your Dads sideburns blowing in the wind had me in stiches! x

Tania @ Larger Family Life said...

I thought your dad's sideburns *were* the windbreaks :-/

Sarah aka MOIxx said...

LOL we are of the same vintage - I had similar hair and fashion sense, just we went to Filey Oop North.
Enjoy the hols where ever you go!

Sarah aka MOIxx said...

LOL we are of the same vintage - I had similar hair and fashion sense, just we went to Filey Oop North.
Enjoy the hols where ever you go!

Funky Wellies said...

Love the photos, looks like you are having so much fun.
I have curly hair so never had that haircut but certainly had the same type of cardi!!

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