In any case, those of you who read Gidday From The UK on a regular basis may remember that I have already posted in honour of Mother's Day Part One so I figured it was time to
My Mum sewed. A lot. Before I came along, she made big stuffed toys like this gi-normous panda.
|Yes that's me with the panda!|
Deciding that toys were not enough, she then moved on to outfits. It started innocently enough with individual ensembles...
|(Lil Chicky was eye-ing off the Christening Cake)|
|Look at those ringlets - Mum's a talented woman!|
|We do love a birthday in the Hamer clan!|
|Actually I think our Oma might have knitted these vests - Mum got everyone in on the act!|
|And still matching hairdos!|
Anyway, this continued on until we rebelled (it was a little uncool once we got to school and had friends who came over to play!), only to slide right back into it in our teens...
|I'm (17) on your left, Lil Chicky (13) is on your right|
So a it's couple of decades (and a bit) later and I figure Lil Chicky and I have managed to weather the storm and emerge relatively unscathed. ('Oh thank goodness', I hear you whisper. No it's ok - don't apologise. I understand.) But little did I realise that my departure from Oz had left such a gap...
|Mum (L) and Lil Chicky (R)|
Happy Mother's Day!