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Enjoyed seeing the photos of the stag outing to Amsterdam. It does look very tame though for a stag weekend. I wonder what pictures Matt would have come back with had the battery not died?? It is the time of year for planning and implementing. I am about to start my christmas card writing. Every year Felix and I make… Read more →

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24 Hour Pary People Watched a great film last night. 24 hour Party People. A fascinating documentary style slice of near history with a lot of Manc / Northern humor built in. I’d say that Steve Coogan, playing Tony Wilson brought a lot of his own brand of humor to the set. cameo appearance from Dave Gorman, as John the… Read more →

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Just had a friend round for dinner. He had an 8′ (2.43m) lizard strapped to the top of his car. Seeing a lizard driving down the street, as he left looked quite surreal. He was giving it a lift home, from being part of an installation in one of our favorite bars in town – BRB. “It’s a grim night… Read more →

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It is our last day in Amsterdam then back to travel then home. It is so much easier flying from an airport close by then like before when we have flown from as far away as Luton. Today it is a lot warmer so only had to wear five layers. Rumy came to the hotel to meet us. It is… Read more →

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Hello. I am typing this sat in Conscious dreams. My seat overlooks the river sparkling with Amsterdam lights. Bliss. We are having a fantastic time chillin and shopping and getting away from the normality oh Harrogate. Spent today bimbling around .It is so cold that the canals have frozen over and we are wearing so much clothes that if we… Read more →

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I’m back at home now after a 450 mile day. (725km). If I’d set off this morning, and pointed my car towards a Dover, I could have been in Dijon, France by now. Nearly Switzerland! I’ve travelled further today than Eirene, and she’s in Amsterdam. This blog is powered by Red Bull.

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Well – What a full on few days. Shed loads of Driving. Currently, I’m at my mate Andy’s house in Cambridge. Popped in for a cuppa on the way back up norf, from da south. Stayed in Birmingham last night. that was nice, then up and out for half 7 this morning after an odd breakfast of croissants, stuffed with… Read more →

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Yep. I’ve had a pretty full on day today. I awoke at wrong O’clock (04:13) and stared at my eyelids for an hour or so, before thinking – I’m wide awake, buzzing with thoughts – smile, it’s a new day.. make the most of it. So I did – I was in work before 06:00 and I got a massive… Read more →

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Having a lovely day.Had to help out at playgroup yesterday and then toddler group again today. I dont know how the staff at playgroup manage 25 kids 5 days a week and then their own at home It is alot easier helping at toddler group as the parents stay and you just have to keep an eye on the activities… Read more →

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Life is a very odd thing. You never know what it is going to throw at you. You can be poddling along thinking everything is calm and that this is how it is going to stay but as soon as you start to get complacent it throws something at you. Unexpected, unknown, unimagined. There to shake you up change you… Read more →

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We went to Mark and Vickies last night. Had a lovely time sitting around chatting before realising that if we were going to the pub it had to be now. I have never seen women get ready so fast ( mental post it for blokes I think). Arrived just before last orders with six pints of landlord standing on the… Read more →

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Went on a works Xmas night out last night, at the Majestic hotel. Penguin outfits and all that jazz. Actually, it was mainly all that Slade. The food was fantastic.Salmon thingy for starter, very nice beef fillet followed by a chocolate tart. Lots to drink. Bit of dancing. Good company. Enjoyed lots by all. It was indeed, a classic hotel… Read more →

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Aruba No idea where this place is, but Dragondrop has had a visitor from there. Aruba… where are you? If person from Aruba comes back, please send us some words – I’ll post them on the sute ! Lets have a look… see what the internet reccons to Aruba…. Ahh “Aruba, island in the West Indies, in the Caribbean Sea,… Read more →