From one end of the entertainment spectrum – watching Sophie’s end of term ballet show in a hot, packed Ashville hall on the Saturday – to a hot packed Old Trafford cricket ground on the Sunday watching England play Australia in a One Day International match. Impressive to watch ‘best in the world’ performers – the cricketers were great too. Setting… Read more →
Harrogate Fringe Festival ‘Grand Finale’. We’ve been asked to chuck another log on it for the official after party to the Harrogate Fringe Festival. There’s the ‘Crawl’ day on the 31st featuring shed loads of bands across umpteen venues in Harrogate and we’ll be wrapping up the show with double dose of party at Rehab, downtown Harrogate. “It’s gonna be… Read more →
I was lucky enough to do a lot of my favourite activities over the past 5 days or so. Thursday – went to watch the cricket at Headingley with a lovely bunch of people. ‘My’ team (Yorkshire) won one of it’s key matches of the season – they beat arch rivals Lancashire by 17 runs in a confident win. A… Read more →
At my mate Henry’s house – got the afternoon off work. Watching Argentina v South Korea – currently 2-1 to the Americans. Henry, who’s just decided he’s a vegetarian who’s now allowed to eat fish because Dean Karnazes says it’s OK has just brought me a fish finger sandwich. He’s a big fan of them now after a decade in… Read more →
After collecting my new DragonDrop shirts and kitting the boys out in the all new 12yr old edition , we headed off to a lovely garden at a friends mum’s house in Ripon to celebrate their boys birthday. The best gift was a massive cardboard box which kept all the kids amused for hours. Following the rather splendid garden birthday… Read more →
A new pile of fresh Adventure virgin shirts is awaiting dispatch to qualifying adventurers.
We went to a wine tasting event yesterday at The Crown hotel hosted by Harrogate Fine Wine and their suppliers. 70 wines to have a go on, all of a very high standard. I experimented with whites (normally a red man) before going onto the reds. Quite a fascinating culture the wine crowd. I don’t confess to much about wine… Read more →
Apparently, there’s a football world cup starting soon. Quite like this funny that good did.. do a search for ‘World Cup’ in google and scroll down to the bottom.
I have been off line most of this weekend and most of Friday. Not as a result of a lifestyle decision but as a result of technical gremlins. I couldn’t figure it, tech support couldn’t figure it and it annoyed. It’s quite alarming how much I rely on the internet. From in the supermarket to look up a recipe to… Read more →
Bit of a textual write up in the post below – here is my visual write up. Click here to view the photo set.
A recap of what went on at the FIRE party held 30th May 2010.