Adventure

What have the Romans ever done for us? Given us the Latin ‘adventurus’; meaning ‘about to happen’, from advenire ‘arrive’. That’s what.

The ‘Adventure’ part of the ‘DragonDrop Adventures’ moniker, was spawned from “Watchcam Adventures”. Now defunct, but once the world’s leading forum on all things watch camera. Now-a-days, the ‘Adventure’ category is the flag bearer for new, unusual, exciting or daring experiences.

Clicky click clicky clickety

Clicky click clicky clickety

Sat outside a supermarket waiting for wife and daughter to forage. The car is silent apart from a very faint clicking noise emitted from the two boys. Both of them have blanket / dressing gowns over their heads to stop the dreaded sunlight from interfering with their game. I’m so glad we go to the effort of taking them on… Read more →

Shall I try blogging every day this year?

Shall I try blogging every day this year?

.. I mean, that’s gonna be a lot of waffle, intermingled with my usual in depth musings. Worried that one won’t be able to see the wood for the trees. However, it’ll be an interesting project and this year is kind of a big deal, so it might work out although we’ve not got any major off site adventures planned…yet…. Read more →

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 →

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 →