Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Xmas Day 2009
OK So here as promised is the Kennett Xmas Day snaps – and just snaps not video as it would have blown the file size. More to come from our wee trip to Thailand so watch this space. So this is a montage of the day and our various stopovers and snorkel experiences.
The last photo is where we had lunch – the funny thing was we ate, sweet and sour chicken/fried rice/tom yan ghuan soup/onion rings etc. bit strange I agree for Xmas lunch – but hey surrounded by buddhists not celebrating Xmas what do you expect.
Got to a point where we ordered some beers and it took a while for me to stop the meal and ask “stop eating and can we just chink glasses and say Happy Christmas to each other”. Was a bit of a double take and realisation that actually this was Christmas Day. So we all wished each other a very merry Christmas, and went back to the amazing view and onion rings, ha ha!
Just a superb day. Ollie became snorkel guru, he was like a torpedo with his flippers on, and I (assisted by JT) found out how to dive down to the bottom of the sea floor and play with the fish in their environment (thanks JT).
Just a wonderful day.
Ended with us all getting home and passing out basically. Ollie went for Korean bbq with JT/Liz/Ele, Coleman and Ryan went back to theirs for R+R and I went to the bar alone to reminisce and watch the ocean and have a few beers – needed and nice! Thanks Mary for baby sitting and allowing that to happen!
So thanks to my dear friends that accompanied us on this trip – you made this a very special Xmas for me and the kids, an event that could have had really bad memories, but now only good ones. Love you guys and thank you so so much!