I'm an auntie!

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Arch, 9 Aug 2007.

  1. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Baby Oliver was born this morning at 3.55, 7lbs 13oz, which considering my sister is a little slip of a thing, is quite big! Mum and baby doing fine.

    Obviously, I'll be choosing his first bike soon. ;)
  2. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    congrats all round aunty sue!
  3. Well done Arch (and everyone else concerned)! I know the feeling - I became an uncle to little James, my brother's first baby, last week.
  4. chris42

    chris42 New Member

    Deal, Kent
    well done!
  5. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Resistance is futile! Moderator

    Choosing him a bike? How about a nice cuddley toy? Maybe representing a small animal of some sort...

    Congratulations all round. Have some virtual cake.
  6. Melvil

    Melvil Guest

  7. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Many congrats Arch. Hope you get to see him as often as you would like. How far away do they live?

    My brother and his wife recently gave birth to their second child, who coincidentally is also called Oliver.
  8. Pete

    Pete Guest

    Congrats, Auntie!

    Sobering thought: this little lad might well be around to see in the 22nd century, if we get that far!

    Meanwhile, Dad'll be out choosing his first telescope I presume :ohmy:.
  9. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    first pressie must be a cuddly baby elephant arch (they do exist as our kids have got one) ;)
  10. OP

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Cheers all!

    TheDoctor and alec: Don't worry. I have a pattern for a knitted elephant, I'll be looking for grey wool later today...

    Dom: They are in Winchester, which is 5 hours and £40-50 on the train, so I won't be seeing him all that often, but I will be pestering for photos all the time, and sending him improving letters.

    Pete: I believe his Dad is currently having a nap...;) As, I expect, are Oliver and my sis...

    My Mum was there too - that wasn't planned, but my brother-in-law's father died on Monday (what a week!), so Mum went down to be around for them. I expect she's dead chuffed to have been involved. I'm just stupidly emotional about it all.
  11. Shaun

    Shaun Founder Moderator

    Hmmm ... Auntie Arch ... got a nice ring to it :ohmy:

    Congrats ;)
  12. Big Bren

    Big Bren New Member


  13. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I'm pleased it all turned out well, Arch, and we all know he will have an Aunt to rely on in when he needs advice on how to ride a bike!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  14. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    did the birthing pool work? did the baby manage to swim to the surface? ;)
  15. Cycling Naturalist

    Cycling Naturalist Legendary Member

    It did for you about thirteen years ago. ;)
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