Over the past week the monkeys have been practising standing up and toddling about. Rosie can do a couple of steps, and Holly is now striding around a far as her stamina will allow!

After a few optimistic assertions that one or other has said a coherent word here or there, yesterday Rosie very definitely said "No!" It was clearly a word because Tamsin had just said it and Rosie managed to achieve a perfect impression of her mummy!