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A birthday to remember.


By kasy


Last Thursday was my birthday. I was told few days earlier I am invited to celebrate it with a kebab or chips and burger. The choice was mine, lol.
Lulu said I could come and we could have a BBQ and dance chacha – but I told her I couldn’t make it:( But then I thought ’ aha – that’s my birthday surprise’
So off we went to find a nice kebab place – we were going on motorway and then going more into the countryside… Where are we going? You missed a turn I kept saying. My ‘chauffeur’ kept going and I tried very hard to keep pretending I didn’t know what was going on.
At last we arrived at Lulu’s. And just few minutes earlier the other GoY-er Stickitoffe arrived. I have always wanted to meet them – and here I was.

Stevietheterrible brought something for Lulu – so off we went to find the new home for them…

Who are they? have a look:

Stevie was affraid his rent would go up if they would be found in his bathroom, lol.
So sorry guys – off you go to the lovely pond – and changing hands to Lulu’s.

Just checking new home – seems like they liked it there:)

Few more pictures:

Ok – let’s leave them and let them explore their new home.
Anybody hungry? let’s have something to eat.
Stevie brought some pizza bases. Oops – he’s saying they are ciabatta breads….

oh, looks like Stevie’s on fire, lol.

on, no – no worries… looks like corn is ready to eat:)

We have had lovely meal – thank you guys for making so much effort:)
Time to wash my hands. Coming back to the kitchen and here they are singing "happy birthday’ to me, oh wow!
But hey – what is it?
A birthday biscuit by Stickitoffee:

Pavlova prepared by Lulu:

And I was blowing candle, making wishes and there were sparkles as well.
After nice meal we went for a walk to burn the calories out.
Ears were flying in the air:

A Horse Whisperer, lol

Hey – what did she tell you??

Have spotted a Viburnum berries. Not sure which one this is. Looks like a Viburnum Lantana (Wayfaring Tree).

Lovely summery countryside landscape.

Back to Lulu’s – few pictures of her lovely garden.

The walk was not long enough – let’s do some more exercises… Why don’t we plant a huge bamboo for Lulu?
Who is in charge of digging?
Be careful Sticki!!!!

Finishing touches…

The day is still young – why don’t we go for another walk?

A rundown barn and Stevie practising a chacha steps.

Sun hiding behind the clouds

Lulu showing us her favourite pond

And look what she found! another newt, lol. But this one stayed there:)

Can you spot a dog?

it is getting darker – let’s go back.

It was really fantastic day – glad I could meet you all in person. Thank you and I will cherish the memories of that day:)

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that's a fabulous blog Kasy, glad you all had a good time.

12 Aug, 2012


LOL. Brilliant blog on some wonderful people meeting. Hi Kasia! How enormously active you all were. I think I would be very soon as flat as Steve´s ciabbata, I am so tired these days :))Did you learn Stevie´s chacha? You should do it. Such lessons on latino dance are quite expensive, you could kill two birds with one stone, lol. Lulu, that Pavlov´s cake looks enormously good :)) It is very hard to keep the cake from eggs´ whites so high. What did you add to it? Will ask for Rp. sometimes. Just purely theoretically - shouldn´t it be with the cream on the top finally?
What was Sticki´s cake from?
Hope you had a nice birthday party.

12 Aug, 2012


Great blog...well done you! Lovely photos!
Basic meringue recipe, 3 egg whites 6oz of sugar. Lots of cream in the centre when it's cool! It stuck to the paper!!

Love the garden and horse shots Kasy. :))

12 Aug, 2012


lovely blog kasy! lovely memories of a really special day!!

you make me smile with your comments kasy ~ I am sure you should be a writer!!

and thank you for the perfect little plant you brought so carefully.

lulu that pavlova was so delicious! and the burgers were the best ever!

stevie the blueberries were fabulous and the bread was really good.

thank you so much all of you.

12 Aug, 2012


Lovely blog everyone ! Cheered me up - am suffering from the heat a bit.

12 Aug, 2012


pizza bases! ; )

12 Aug, 2012


What a memorable birthday and lovely blog. It looks like a good time was had by all. That pavlova looks yummy; I see one of the dogs was eyeing it with interest too. It looks like a lovely part of the country where Lulu lives - great pictures. The mosaic at the end is great too.

12 Aug, 2012


Thank you all for your lovely comments. It was really fantastic day and meeting others and sharing my birthday with them made it really special day.
Katarina - we didn't do chacha dance after all, maybe next time, lol
I think Sticki's birthday cake was a shortbread cake...

12 Aug, 2012


It was shortbread....and we forgot to do the Cha Cha!!!

12 Aug, 2012


And the shortbread had edible glitter all over...........and it's all eaten up now!

12 Aug, 2012



24 Aug, 2012


Thank you Junna:):)

24 Aug, 2012

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