Thanks, uncle Djamo!


A couple of weeks ago, uncle Djamo and aunt Yasmin came to visit with some exciting news. Uncle Djamo scored himself a job, as a math teacher at an American school in Kuwait! It was hot, the park’s paddle pool was still open and uncle Djamo brought his camera.

We had a very excited day in the park, with Djamo the paparazzo taking photos and Djamo the teacher excitedly telling us all about Kuwait. I ended up with beautiful summer photos of Babel in the pool and park. Djamo ended up officially accepting the job offer and signing his contract here in Derby with us.

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Oma in Derby


When we lived in Buxton, Oma used to visit every month. But, this month was only Oma’s second visit since we moved to Derby. Her first was for Babel’s birthday, so it had been almost 4 months. Oma really missed Babel and was very happy to finally see him again in real life.

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Caravan Park


Having had good experiences at numerous family vacation parks all over Europe, I thought it would be nice to try the same here in the UK with Babel and the Japanesies. We ended up renting a caravan at Parkdean Trecco Bay in Wales. The location of the park was nice, right near a large beautiful public beach. Unfortunately, the park itself was a disappointment.

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