Guess who got to go running around the park for the first time at her very own picnic?

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The answer is JAMES!!

No seriously it was Lottie.

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We had a lovely picnic at the Botanical Gardens.

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We had a really casual day out  it was lovely to just chill and relax with friends.

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Lottie spent most of the time guarding our picnic supplies from the evil seagulls.

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Damn you evil seagulls!!

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And damn you swan!

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She did manage to take time out of her busy schedule to steal some tuna sandwiches while no one was looking. Serious mischief!

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There are some very suspicious gaps here Lottie!!

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Lucky she didn’t get into the other supplies 😀

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She was so excited that she ran for several hours, she didn’t stop at all *_*

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Lottie enjoyed licking Toby and Celina to death.

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James enjoyed the tiny coke cans. Apparently they made him feel like a giant.

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Lottie enjoyed trying to drink from fountains.

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And of course I was more interested in taking photos of pretty flowers.

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I can’t wait to go back to the gardens for a day and just wander around taking photos.

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It seems like it will be so nice to spend an afternoon there just wandering around, taking photos, playing with Lottie and maybe taking a little nap!

When we got home Lottie slept for more than 4 hours after being tired from all the excitement!