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Day 294/365: Climbing Wall Birthday Party: Success [20181021|21:33]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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We spent the entire day preparing food, cakes, and party bags for, and then attending/catering, Humuhumu's birthday party. It was at the local clip 'n' climb wall, and I think I can safely say it was a resounding success for her and her buddies. There was a competition to find four stickers placed around the walls. Humuhumu found two of them and one of her non-school mates, who is also very athletic, found the other two.

The main thing I learnt is that I have given birth to two of them. I turned my back on Keiki for about a second and this happened.

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Keiki, about a third of the way up "Amaze-ing". Apparently he got fed up with waiting for me to help him and decided to go for it.

My hair might as well just all turn white now.

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[User Picture]From: melissa_maples
2018-10-22 06:09 (UTC)
The world's first brother-sister bouldering team!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2018-10-22 10:51 (UTC)
They would totally go for that, haha!
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[User Picture]From: lindahoyland
2018-10-22 06:16 (UTC)
My heart would stop with fright watching them! A cat on the roof is bad enough! Happy Birthday to your daughter.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2018-10-22 10:52 (UTC)
Thank you! She could barely wait through the safety briefing before getting going.
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[User Picture]From: alice_mccoy
2018-10-22 07:09 (UTC)
Yikes, but well done Keiki. Having a sibling does set challenges. :) My older brother didn't get me into climbing but I was reading his books years earlier than I would have done on my own. Reading Dune aged 10 was eyeopening and much more interesting than Enid Blyton.

Hope you are all recovered now.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2018-10-22 10:55 (UTC)
Keiki is starting to realise that his elder sister casts a long shadow. He's beginning to work quite hard to be recognised for his own accomplishments.

Recovery is stalled at "not getting worse", but I think that's all I can manage until Friday, when I actually have time off work.
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[User Picture]From: meathiel
2018-10-22 08:32 (UTC)
Oh wow ... (@Keiko)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2018-10-22 10:56 (UTC)
He might be getting a teensy bit competitive. ;)
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[User Picture]From: lab_jazz
2018-10-23 04:57 (UTC)
Kids that age have no fear :)

That's a great photo
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2018-10-23 09:40 (UTC)
Thanks! My two are definitely fearless when it comes to trying anything physical.
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