Saturday, 18 November 2017

Check Mate

We had a visit from MG and Kath today. The kids had fun playing all sorts of games but MG's favourite was a chess game with Grandpa :-) 






 

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  1. So cute, San. Kind of strange to see Dave referred to as "Grandpa." Does she really know how to play this? Do you call her MG?

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  2. She has a good go with some of theceasier moves and then tries to make up a few of her own rules!! I shorten her name on the blog but she is generally known as Mary x

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  3. yes, i agree, this is just the sweetest photo! and dave must be the best chess teacher :) how clever of her to try and make up her own rules! very creative :D (i feel like it was just yesterday that she was born!)

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    1. Me too! She is loving school and has the starting role of Mary in the whole school nativity, not bad for four and a half :-) x

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    2. DH here - MG is the only Mary in the school, so maybe she has an assured Christmas role for her time at the school.

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    3. Funny! Yes, maybe, but she is just so sweet! If you get a pic, please post :) xoxo

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  4. Oh this is so sweet! We start chess by 4 in our house too :-) both with my kids, and I played with my father before starting school aged 5 ...

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    1. Need to encourage Pip! Both her and Ben love Carcassone and Pip's favourite is backgammon :-)

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  5. So lovely to catch up with your blog San :) I like to play chess with the boys - they have picked up the rules much quicker than I expected, and are getting close to beating me these days!
    God bless you and your family,
    Carly xx

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