Party Time

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Grey javelins were hurled from a slate sky all day today, so I went to a party.

This was for Louisa’s fourth birthday, at Gracedale Road in 1986. For the purposes of this post I will only identify

the birthday girl herself;

Becky and Sam

Becky who took charge of games like pinning the tail on the donkey drawn by me;

Wolf

Wolf;

James A

James and Sam

and Sam and his friend James. Despite James’s efforts Sam still got in a peek  at the camera.

Sam with Mat's photo

Matthew’s portrait hangs on the wall behind his younger brother. Above and to the right of that picture, obscured by the balloons in the donkey game photograph, is the print snaffled by Alice.

Glee, bewilderment, tiredness, scuffed knees, excitement, and participation in happy games were all exhibited during an entrancing afternoon.

Louisa and Danni 1986

On the end of the roll were…

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