We went hunting for this geocache this afternoon. This is on of ‘the originals’ in the area. As you can see by the arial photograph, it’s in the middle of nowhere. In the midst of Norwood Forest to be exact. It was great fun. Getting the kids out of the house, when in direct competition with the powerhouses of Nintendo,… Read more →
We’ve popped over to Dublin for a few days. Quite nice to have a break from the norm for a few days. Had a (mainly) ace weekend. After a night out on Friday I made amends for things on Saturday night by cooking a superb mussels dish (sort of like this recipe). The next day we had Eirene’s birthday which… Read more →
Shantaram by, by Gregory David Roberts Finished reading this fantastic book last night. It’s a truly epic saga, a doorstop of a book that I’ve been draggin round with me for the last month or so – nearly a thousand pages of small type single spaced lines. I’ve often thought and said “You can judge a book by it’s cover”…. Read more →
Amaryllis, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. .. seems to be doing well. Planted about 6 weeks ago. Looks like it may flower soon..
Regular readers may remember me blogging about a Geocoin that Eirene gave me as a prezzy back in September . In brief, a geocoin is a coin that has a unique code. The coin is hidden in geocaches (hidden treasure troves – found with GPS). A geocache visitor who finds the coin then has to place it in another geocache… Read more →
This detox thing is going well. I decided to not drink or smoke or do anything stronger than caffeine for a month. Doing it more as a experiment of will power rather than for any particular health reasons. I’ve been really good, bar one emergency pint when a friend dropped his camera into Earby beck.. (it was a pint of… Read more →
Just a quick utilitarian blog to keep the blogospere rolling. It’s a new year. It’s January. We had a superb NYE in the company of lots of our favorite people (although a few of our favorite people weren’t there..) Had a bunch of beers and that. Carried on until deep into the next day. Decided on attempting a detox which… Read more →