Apr - July 1978: Camping in France




New climbing frame: April 1978

Paul in front of TV

Helen two months old

Kate Kennedy procession

Paul about to go to zoo with Paul Brown

Visit to Kings: May 1978

Children dressed for Sunday Mass

Helen at three months

Paul on Gregor's tricycle

Our azalea

Visit to Derek and Jackie: June 1978

Picnic in the Botanical Gardens

In the Palm House

Black shark in Botanical Gardens glass-house

With Jackie on Arthur's Seat

View from Arthur's Seat

Visit to Stopsley for Helen's christening: June 1978

On Stopsley Common

At the "back of the football field"

Helen's Christening

With Fr John

With god-parents: Hugh and Pauline

Celebration tea

Holiday to France: June/July 1978

By Hovercraft: Ramsgate to Calais: 21st June

Reims: 23rd June

Candle to St Anthony

Windows by Chagall

Visit to champagne cellars: 24th June

Camping at Beaune: 24th and 25th June

Children's tent

Play park at Beaune

Visit to the Girod's in Poligny: 25th June to 3rd July

"Le Martinet": Girod's house/sawmill (with tents)

Jean Paul Girod on the écluse

Ann with Etienette; Jean with Helen

Elspeth with Tom

Sunday lunch: Lilian, Philippe, Ann, Jean Paul, Jean, Marie, Paul

Croix de Dan, Poligny

Les Grottes de Baume

Zoo in Besançon citadel

Visit to Arbois: Pasteur's statue

Back to Poligny on the train

Camping by the Loire: 3rd and 4th July

Orleans cathedral


Picnic at the chateau at Bloix

Chateau at Chambord

Play park at Le Havre

The "Dragon": ferry Le Havre to Southampton

Our cabin

Winchester cathedral

Wicksteed Park, Kettering: with the Wallers

Camping at Limefitts Park in the Lake District

Mountain climbing

On Lake Windermere

Windermere car ferry

Lakeside to Haverthwaite railway