London September 2012
September 2012
London in September 2012 - the month our baby girl Erika was born!
John's Pictures

Saturday 1st September 2012
Pizza for lunch at Franco Manca in Brixton.
Sunday 2nd September 2012
Japanese korokke for dinner!
Monday 3rd September 2012
One of my colleagues brought some shakotis - Lithuanian baumkuchen - in for lunch.
Korean Lunch
Tuesday 4th September 2012
Korean food for lunch at Lime Orange near Victoria.
Due Date
Wednesday 5th September 2012
Eating spicy food as it was our due date!
Friday 7th September 2012
Dinner at a Lebanese restaurant in Knightsbridge called Ishbilia.
Mum in London
Saturday 8th September 2012
Mum was passing through London for the day, went for dim sum at Phoenix Palace and a stroll along Marylebone High Street.
Going into Labour
Sunday 9th September 2012
The day Chie went into labour. Took a long stroll around the gardens to try and encourage things along!
Monday 10th September 2012
The day our baby girl Erika was born!
Baby Day Two
Tuesday 11th September 2012
Taking baby home.
Baby Day Three
Wednesday 12th September 2012
Another day spent at home with baby Erika.
Baby Day Four
Thursday 13th September 2012
Thursday at home with baby.
Erika meets Grandma
Friday 14th September 2012
Mum came to visit so that Erika could meet her Grandma for the first time.
Adrian, Liz and the Kids Meet Erika
Saturday 15th September 2012
Adrian and Liz brought Erika's cousins to meet her for the first time.
Around the Gardens with Erika
Sunday 16th September 2012
Took Erika out for her first stroll in her new buggy this afternoon.
Monday with Erika
Monday 17th September 2012
Another day at home with baby Erika.
Tuesday with Erika
Tuesday 18th September 2012
Another day at home with baby Erika.
Wednesday with Erika.
Wednesday 19th September 2012
Wednesday of our second week at home with baby Erika.
Erika's First Outing
Thursday 20th September 2012
Erika's first proper outing - we took her on the bus to Peter Jones for a bit of shopping and a spot of lunch.
Erika meets Naoko-san and Taechan
Friday 21st September 2012
Went out for lunch to Le Pain Quotidien so that Erika could meet Chie's friend Naoko-san and her daughter Taechan.
Saturday with Erika
Saturday 22nd September 2012
Fairly quiet day, just popped out to Sainsbury's and stopped off in the gardens on the way back.
Sunday with Erika
Sunday 23rd September 2012
Last day of my two weeks paternity leave - as it was rather cold and wet outside we just stayed indoors in the warm.
Back at Work
Monday 24th September 2012
My first day back at work after paternity leave. Still managed to see Erika in the daytime as I popped home for lunch.
Tuesday 25th September 2012
Second day back at work after paternity leave.
Wednesday 26th September 2012
Worked from home today so I could spend a bit more time with Erika.
Thursday 27th September 2012
Friday 28th September 2012
Saturday with Erika
Saturday 29th September 2012
A stroll around St. George's Sqaure gardens and Erika's first pub!
Sunday with Erika
Sunday 30th September 2012