Mike's 70th Birthday - 12th March 2005

Nosher's stepdad, Mike, celebrates his 70th Birthday in Christchurch with an assemblage at a groovy seafood restaurant called Fish Works near Christchurch Priory in Dorset.

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There's a belated Chrimbo moment as Aunt C opens a prezzie

Mike opens up some Corvoisier

Grandmother and Mother peruse one of Mike's birthday cards

In Fish Works restaurant, some fizz arrives

Mike reads out his gift of a rally day to daughters Hayley and Kim

Entrées arrive

Nosher scopes out the restaurant kitchens

Stainless steel: Nosher's dream kitchen

Seafood ready to go

C shows off her hand-breaded fillet (honest, it's not out of a freezer!)

The Grandmother

A toast

A big birthday cake arrives

Mike cuts the cake...

...and then checks out the restaurant to see if anyone else wants a bit

The gang outside the restaurant

Mike gets his helium-filled fish stuck up a tree

The fish

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There's a belated Chrimbo moment as Aunt C opens a prezzie