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Cornwall ~ July 2008

Thomas, Titch, Emily, Kate and Ada Gary with Ada and Will in Clovelly Ada with Kate at Widemouth Bay introducing Ada to the beach. 

Ada's Christening ~ 22nd June 2008

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Elgin ~ 10th June 08

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Ada Grace Sarah Kemp   ~   born 16 Jan 2008

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Christmas 2007

Christmas tree at the Thatched Cottage Kate and Sarah at Summerlands Kate and Will Christmas lunch Kate's a cracker, feeble jokes though Sarah and Will

Pianist Thomas aged 1 Thomas handing Norman his present. Nice handbag Dad. Pat with Bruno, Titch with Emily Emily on Sarah's lap Boxing Day lunch with Mum, William and Titch William Titch Kate Pete Emily & Sarah

Tonbridge - Oct 07 & Emily - Nov 07

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Cranleigh - Sept 07

Two pregnant wives Lack of chairs in the Cranleigh kitchen Thomas proud of his new shoes Back home - Kate & Flossie

Cotswolds - Sept 07

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Will's Birthday Party - August 07

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April 07

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York - March 07

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Christmas 06

 Kate and Thomas Uncle William flanked by Kate and Titch Christmas Day lunch Thomas in antique high-chair Finally a Boxing Day family photo! Christmas Tree at the Cottage Thatchers in the snow

Thomas' Christening - September 06

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August Bank Holiday w/e

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Weekend 10th June

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Polly's wedding

Dom and Kate Will and Kate being at one with nature Jonny, Andrew, Rob and Jane Jonny, Andy and Rob Janey 

Gwernesney Church

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Cornwall at Easter

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Garden minus trees - Mar 06

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Thomas Kemp aged 6 days - Feb '06

...and proud Auntie Kate... Daddy and young 'Tommy K' TDNK 017.jpg (182923 bytes) Joanna and Tom with Peter Titch and Tom Titch, Tom and Ted! TDNK 001.jpg (244862 bytes)

Danbury walk - Jan '06

...when we unexpectedly came across Great Aunt Marion's old house:

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Christmas & New Year '05

Serving Christmas lunch... ...Eating Christmas Day lunch at Summerlands. Apologies to Uncle William for cutting him in half...  

Re's Visit - Nov 05

Re standing in the most minor of snowfalls heavy frost Kate gets a tad cold on the 5min walk back from the pub! not 'morning' people these two Re and Jen Dad, Mum, Kate & Re at Summerlands Titch & Kate Claude has trained Re within days obvious tourist shot famous cheese shop on Jermyn St. Burlington Arcade off Picadilly Re posing outside cartier london 006.jpg (234452 bytes) Ice climbing wall at Somerset House Somerset House ice rink The Ice Rink at Somerset House

34th Birthday Party

Kate & Becks Pete takes over as chef while I fart about with the camera Fi, Titch & Andrew Becks frightens everyone away with her camera Ooh, turn up the radio! England have lost another wicket in the Test Match... ...mad dash for the telly in the living room to see replay. The first Thatched Cottage Test Match Watching the end of the Test.

Corpus Cristi at Skinners

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Gary's Visit

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The Kittens

Kittens - first day in the cottage, 6 weeks old. 3rd June. Claude, he's the climber... Sleeping at last Freddie, she's the scaredy cat. 

Easter Weekend

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Becks' Birthday Party

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Hatfield Heath - March 2005

    5 minutes walk up the lane. Will under Hatfield Heath sign Our new local pub: The Thatchers Spring blossom in the garden Village Tea Room Mill Lane 

Spring Snow

Snowing just days after the move just a light dusting of snow the next morning The garden on the 4th March... and on the 12th March after first mow.

The Move - Feb 2005

Before the move... Packing boxes everywhere... Day of departure Family helping with the unpacking Kate in front of our first log fire

Last Photos 2004


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Mum's Birthday 2004

Mum and Pat  Dad, Mum and Dad's Sister Pat.  The meadow at RHS Wisley  Pat Macnamara at Wisley  Mum at RHS Wisley, on her 62nd Birthday. 

Young Rupert Combes 2004

Me and young Rupert Combes  Kate and Rupert  Kate and Rupert.

Cornwall in May 2004

Kate at the Eden Project.  Kate at Strangles beach, Cornwall.  The Eden Project domes.

Sebi's Birthday Party in March 2004

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Tonbridge fly past 2002

Tonbridge.JPG (151984 bytes)  The 'Head' cricket pitch, and the new sixth form centre, theatre and art school.  Park House, where I grew up; and Whitworh House, in which I spent my time at Tonbridge as a day boy.