Lasts days in Portsmouth

The last days in the UK I didn’t take many photos. Not being a very good photographer I find it hard to take photos when it’s too dark and indoors. So that was part of the reason. I did drag “my” camera with me everywhere though. So unfortunately we didn’t get many photos when Jon’s sister & husband arrived. Here’s a couple after a walk and we stop for a drink at Wetherspoons.

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Beaten hero

Aiden sleepingWe’re still away in the UK. I’m so pleased Aiden seems happy to be away and doesn’t seem bothered about a slight change in routines for a couple a weeks. He’s warming to the grandparents as well so nicely. Showing off his best sides.

And I’m very pleased his sleeping seems to be “maturing”, getting closer to sleeping “through the night” (= 5-6 hours in one stretch/night). I’m getting very excited about future developments. (making him porridge, food eventually, him sitting.. You know – all that.)

Jon and I were talking on the way back after a walk today that it’s going to be so exciting to see what kind of person he’s going to be. Can’t wait for him to start talking so we can really get to know what’s in that little head. And I also wonder if we’ll think; “You could see he was like that when he was a baby already”.

 

On grandma’s floor

We’ve only been here a few days but there’s lot of interesting things happening on grandma Elaine’s floor. Because of the rain/storm and generally miserable view from outside the window, we spend most of our time in the lounge, the only room heated up by the gas fire during the day.

Talking nonsense with his Danish teether.
Talking nonsense with his Danish teether.
But favourite toy of all time and always there; the feet
But favourite toy of all time and always there; the feet
Exhausted after all the playing, he fell asleep in grandma’s arms

On tummy

Playing with fire
Playing with fire
Jon calls this Aiden’s backwards beard

Playing UK-110

Aiden spending time on grandma's floor
Aiden spending time on grandma’s floor

Awake in the middle of the night in a windy UK

It’s about now it starts feeling unnecessary that I slept for hours during the day. Had a long power nap with Aiden and it was really cosy though. So I guess it was worth not being able to sleep now.

The wind is blowing really hard outside. There’s a storm in the UK. And I’m wide awake. The only one in this house.

(photos from earlier)

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By the way, predictive text on my phone always wants to call Aiden “sidebar”. Speaking of “the sidebar” – sounds like he’s waking up… ?

Oh. And I made our family as Androids the other day.

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