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"Our 2nd Grandchild"
Vanessa - Born 1980

She is here at last, now I have a playmate!



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Memorable Moments!

Vanessa's Christening!


Another cute little doll - no bonnet for her :-)
But she did have 2 cakes - one her father iced
and the "Royal Crown" cake was made by
her "doting Gran"

     
# 1 - Enough cake for all, wonders baby Vanessa
#2 - Another bundle of joy for us to spoil :-) 

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Vanessa's 1st Birthday Party!

          
She was after something - I bet it was food *grins*


What Fun - now which toy will I play with first?

Poppa in the background, wherever Vanessa was,
you would find him too :-)

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Her 2nd Birthday!

 
Blowing out the candles was a major effort for her,
notice the fringe standing up - she had a very bad "bite"
and could only blow upwards.

Don't worry - she ended up an adult with beautiful teeth
*grins*

 

Aldonna and Vanessa - cooling off fun time
under Poppa's hose!

 
Vanessa - at an indoor netball match, she is the
smallest girl in yellow.
Small she may have been, but she was a player to
be reckoned with!
Step Dad Barry and I often stood in the cold to cheer
the girls at sport.

This photo, and the one on the previous page with
Aldonna, were the only photos I ever managed
to take of the girls and their sports!

I often travelled to watch ...
Swimming
Netball
Hockey
Junior Gymnastics
Running
etc.

This photo was in the local Newspaper!

Vanessa in the middle!
The school kids were protesting to the Government,
their school was a large one, but it was the only school
in Hobart without a gymnasium.

Hence the Black Arm Day Protest!


Next we will meet Miranda ...

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