Casablanca, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. You must remember this scene from Casablanca.. ? no? It was 8pm, Sunday evening in Harrogate. Daren, aka @paint_Monkey defined the moment by taking the Cuban bit by the teeth and declaring one of the few smoking cinemas left in England, was open for business. Casablanca was playing on the temporary outdoor cinerma, perhaps… Read more →
Apparently, A DragonDrop Adventure Shirt has already been on TV during a cricket match in India when it’s wearer, Jim, was carried around the ground at shoulder height for being the only non Indian in the ground. Or so I’m told. Last night, a DragonDrop Adventure Shirt made it onto Mainstream British TV with an appearance for a minute or so of Channel… Read more →
Lovely weekend slightly tarnished today by loosing all my photos from it – either human error or some weird thing happened when I tried to upload them from my phone to dropbox. This has never happened to me before as far as I can recall but I’ve lost phones and wallets before and it’s a feeling akin to that. Never mind though!… Read more →
Had a bit of a rummage in our cellar this morning with a view to sorting stuff and clearing out some junk . There’s a few of things in there from the people we bought our house off about 11 years ago. I picked up a dusty old scrap of newspaper and was about to throw it in the bin when some… Read more →
Felix in a Sinclair C5, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. Superb day yesterday. They have changed all of Jays meds – no more anti biotics for a start – resulting in a whole 8 hour gap between meds – which the staff at LGI advised we made the most of and get out of the hospital and into the sun. AYE… Read more →
Jaygo recieved a gift posted all the way from the States today – it created a MASSIVE grin on his noggin. So nice to see. There’s a couple more photos of the moment on my flickr site
Had an appointment with the opthamologist this morning and they gave me a souvenir photo of the back of Jaygo’s eyes.
Lego, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. Super nice to see him doing something he enjoys doing.
Eirene just sent me this pic of our boy Jay. He’s at the canteen at York Hospital eating curry and chips.
Quick test blog using the wordpress android app on my new phone (Google nexus s) . This was a test photo I took in the shop. Stunning phone so far. Superbly designed. Only slight gripe is that its has a weak wifi reception. Looks like a known problem and done on purpose to extend the battery life apparently. Can still… Read more →
Sophie (aged four and eleven twelfths) just made made this using a google chrome app called Harmony. We think it’s rather splendid. The artist goes on to say “Yes. I made it by my own but my brother helped me”
Ha! Brilliant! There’s another guy called Matt Watson. That’s exactly the same name as mine. He runs a fishing show – not just any old fishing show but The Ultimate Fishing Show with Matt Watson. I’ve now seen a few episodes and it rocks. Matt – if you do look at this site as a result of the email I’ve… Read more →
Conor at the door to The Large Hadron Collider, CERN, Geneva March 2011 Man of science, good friend of DragonDrop Conor visited CERN and took a DragonDrop Adventure T with him. This is him stood outside the door to The Large Hadron Collider (LHC). That blue box in the background is THE Iris scanner that inspired Dan Brown in his book… Read more →
Sunset over Harrogate, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. I’d had 5pm in my diary for a couple of week now. Id’ spotted that sunset was at 17:00 my time today. This means that from now on, I’m in with a shout of catching some actual sunlight – after work. As I sat in the last meeting of the day from 16:30… Read more →
A traditional North Yorkshire Mummers Play I saw a world that I didn’t know existed last night. Whilst sat having a quiet jar with a friend in the (Graeme) Swan on The Stray public house, we were ‘warned’ that there would shortly be a performance and we may not like it on the grounds that it may be “a bit… Read more →