December 15, 2005

Parent's Pride


It doesn't matter how old your children are, you can still revel in the pride you feel at their achievements. Today we were at the Graduation Ceremony of our daughter, Laura. Her husband, Laurence, Nina and I went to the Barbican Centre for the London Metropolitan University ceremony. Although Laura originally graduated as a teacher some years ago, she decided to add a BA(Ed) in Early Chilhood Studies to her achivements.

Apart from the presentations to the graduands, honorary doctorates of philosophy were conferred upon The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman David Brewer and Mr Mike Leigh, the film writer & director. The graduands were received by the Lord Mayor and the University President, Professor Sir Roderick Floud.
A Very Proud Family
Sir Roderick Floud & Laura
Yes - we are proud parents; and very lucky ones too. We have two children that we are very proud of.

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December 09, 2005

Happy Birthday

A very Happy Birthday to our Special Second-in-Line Granddaughter. Dearest JoŽlle we both love you very, very much and wish you every success in this special year in your education. Enjoy being sixteen! All our love, Grandma and Grandpa. So sorry that this entry is a day late!!

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