On Saturday we went over to Andrew and Michelle's house in Wakefield for a pre-Xmas get-together. Dean and Rachel came over for the afternoon with their two children Nathanial and Isabella.
Although I bumped into the latter coupling in the week when I met up with Gemma at the German Market for lunch in the beer tent, it was good to have longer than then an hour to catch up with them. It felt like I hadn't seen our hosts for ages, but really it's only been a few weeks.
One of the items on the agenda was a walk in nearby Thornes Park. Eventually, as it was getting dark, we decided to go for it and donned our warm coats and hats. Olive used the great outdoors to try out both her ever improving walking skills and her new shoes. Since taking the following footage, Gemma has thankfully removed the squeakers from each shoe.
I also managed to take a few pictures before the camera battery died. Although technically poor, I really like the below shot of Olive pottering along. Definite album-cover material.
After the walk, the Viponds headed back to Bradford whilst we got fish and chips and settled down to watch the 2009 Comedy Awards.