Family

Matt, the main blogger round these parts is patriarch and assistant manager to a rather special family. Other members are: Eirene, patient and beautiful wife and mother to their 4 mini them. Introducing the DragonDroplets: Felix (born 1998), Jaygo (2001) Sophie (2006) and Annie Mo (2013). Augmented with a Labradinger dog (half English Springer, half Chocolate Lab).

Matt and Annie funny

After dropping Sophie off to code club Matt asked Annie what she would like to do. Later when I phoned, I discovered them to to be in the pub. Matt was most pleased. He explained to me later. “I asked her what she would like to do and she said pub, I thought brilliant.” Whilst Matt pottered off to buy… Read more →

Reflections

A busy year. I’ve done more miles in the sky than any other year of my life. This year has had it’s ups and downs but on the whole, it’s been a heck of an adventure. We’ve lost some people (Eddie being the hardest blow for us) and we’ve gained some people. A few births, a few new friendships. I’ve… Read more →

Eddy

RIP. John Edmund Power

I’ll never forget the first night I met Eddy. I’d been dating Eirene (his daughter, now my wife and mother of my 4) for a few months when she took me over to Ireland to meet her dad. He sat me down (with the bottle of Irish Whiskey I’d brought him) and drank me under the table. He was testing… Read more →