Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Gecko Mummy

Great news people. I'm a leopard gecko mummy! If you remember I breed two of my geckos this year and the first ever eggs Nyx laid everyone told me they wouldn't be fertile. I thought that there's no harm in incubating them just incase.

I thought that they've been getting bigger but didn't want to get my hopes up. I've been checking them every morning and night. When I got home from work I had a little surprise.

This time I have to say to all the 'experts' that you're wrong! Today both of those eggs hatched after 49 days in the incubator 82 oF. Check out these photos of my first gecko babies!

This one was waiting for me when I got home, she's so bright in real life -


Then this little one started breaking free -


This is just after she came right out -


Now running on these dates, I'm hoping that the next two eggs will hatch in about two weeks.

I'll keep you updated!

V xxx

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Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Memory Box

A memory box is something I believe everyone should have. Just for keep random little items gathered through life. I felt like I had out grown my little memory boxes and it was time to get a new big box to replace it.

Here's my old small tatty boxes -


And my nice new big box -


On my travel sorting through my memories I stumbled across a few thing that made me smile from ear to ear. Some of which I'm going to share with you.

My first ever 'pots' thrown on a potters wheel when I was 12 years old -


An aluminium case that my Dad made to put the water bottle for my degu in, an attempt to stop them chewing the bottle. As you can see it failed -


A seahorse that was A gift to me from my aunt about 15 years ago -


All the gig tickets and festival wrist bands that I've managed to keep-


A random photo of me helping out at lambing time on a farm, when i was 16. I was so in my element, so happy and content -


My Hubby when I he was 16 when we'd first met -


And me at the same age -


But my new box is already nearly full, in the top you can see my school leaving top and my bridesmaid dress from my Dads wedding-


That's all for now.

V xxx

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Friday, 3 August 2012

Olympics 2012 London

So after trying and trying to get tickets, we did it!

On Wednesday we saw two matches of handball, including GB playing Brazil! We lost but it wasn't the end of the world.

Here's some photos of the highlights -


You know it's going to be a good day when the second you get off the train promotors give you a strawberry split!





Amazing Coca-Cola building


What's known as the Pringle


Most amazing use of storage containers, BBC studio


Inside the Copper Box, the handball area











Most amazing floor ever! I want it!


Live music all day in the best looking stage ever


One lucky hubby


One unimpressed me for having my photo taken :-/

A very long but very fun day!

V xx





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