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KTHNXBAI 2012, oh HAI 2013!

KTHNXBAI 2012, oh HAI 2013!

Thumbnails from my instagram faves set on flickr What a year it’s been. Sometime around this time of year I get a bit reflective and retrospective. I did exactly 10 years ago today anyway, in a post entitled New Years Eve in 2002, which included a trip to Australia and a couple to Amsterdam, seeing the best gig of my life,… Read more →

Eating and drinking and eating and drinking

Eating and drinking and eating and drinking

Lots of the above. Christmas day was lovely. Its all been a bit of a blur since then. I’ve been working from home but given the weird timings this betwixt the big date weeks, its hard to keep track of the actual days. Highlights of the past week or two, apart from the big day (which was lovely) have been… Read more →

Christmas kick-off

Christmas kick-off

There’s always the rhetoric around this time of year that Christmas has lost its magic and that it has gotten far too commercial for its own good. I must admit, that compared to when I was a kid (and Christmas was the best word in the world), the first thing I think of these days, is an increased to-do list and a decreased bank… Read more →

Busy ol’ weekend

Busy ol’ weekend

Squeezed a huge amount of activity into this weekend. Friends over on Friday – Cranium was the name of the rather good fun game we played. Part charades, part pictionary, part trivial pursuits, part call my bluff type board game. Enjoyed so much so, that we played it again on Saturday night with another bunch of friends but quickly established that the Play Dough was… Read more →

DIY and didn’t IY

What can be described in a sentence – swapping our kitchen and our dining rooms around – is proving the “easier said than done” edict, correct. Some parts of it have gone swimmingly, and others (like a few bits this weekend) not so. I now know that drawers and corner base carousel units, with handles don’t mix and that perhaps… Read more →