Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Update Update

We have been given a new date for Alex's operation - 19th November. He is currently recovering from a chest infection; otherwise they would have operated next Monday. Fingers crossed that he recovers in time and stays free from infection!

Photo by Ryan H Smith 7/10/2007.

Sunday, October 28, 2007


Grandad Jones and Ryan faced each other, armed only with their cameras and their wit.
I wonder what the reverse shot looked like?
Photo by Ryan H Smith, 29/09/2007.

Arms Length

Portrait of the Artist and A Young Man [that's me!].

Monday, October 08, 2007


Unfortunately we are back at square one, as the operation was cancelled this morning.
Alex apparently has a mild viral infection of the throat which could cause dangerous complications after surgery. So we will have to wait 3 to 4 weeks while it clears up, and then see when it can be rescheduled. Obviously we are all [with the possible exception of Alex] gutted.

Sunday, October 07, 2007


In just over 12 hours Alex will undergo major surgery, having part of his right lung removed. It's hard not to worry about all the things that could go wrong, but of course everything will turn out fine. He is a strong little boy and will no doubt will be driving us potty, getting up to all sorts of mischief and using yoghurt as facepaint again in two or three weeks time.

Tuesday, October 02, 2007


For his birthday treat Ryan invited a few friends to "Tiger's Eye", a soft play area, followed by tea at McD*n*lds. Enjoying their ice creams for dessert, they decided to 'toast' the vehicles queueing for the drive-through service window.

Monday, October 01, 2007

Happy Birthday Ryan

Ryan got a digital camera for his birthday, and lots of other stuff too. Expect to see some of his photos on here shortly!