Category Archives: Family

Weekend Wanderings

One of the reasons I don’t post on here so often any more is that with the amount of time that the everyday living and earning takes, I don’t make as many things, craft or cake, and I don’t spend … Continue reading

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The Doctor Who Experience

I have wanted to visit the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff for a long time. I am quite a fan. I can remember when I first moved to New Zealand in my first term at high school there in 1988, … Continue reading

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Shopping Trip

Yesterday, I took my girls to Birmingham to go shopping. Miss 14 has been asking me to take them for ages, but shopping is not really my thing. It takes at least three weeks of mental preparation before I can … Continue reading

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Painting and Decorating

I have just had a couple of days off work. We even got a bit of sunshine which is always hit and miss even in the summer holidays. However, I didn’t get to see much of the sun. I have … Continue reading

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Mr 7’s Operating System

Mr 7 desperately wants to write an operating system. He wants to build a computer as well, but ¬†totally from scratch, none of this getting chips manufactured elsewhere business, or buying drives or cables. None of us have any idea … Continue reading

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Alton Towers Revisited

On Friday we headed off to Alton Towers. We had waited all summer for the weather predictions to be good enough for me to book a day off work, and ended up going on the final day of the holidays … Continue reading

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Springtime

In the springtime, there are few more lovely places than the English countryside. We have been getting out more, prising tablets and phones from the children’s hands and walking through fields and woods. Last week we walked round Dumbleton Woods. … Continue reading

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Art Exhibition

Yesterday we went to an art exhibition. The Artrix Centre in Bromsgrove always has an exhibition of art on display, and at the moment the featured artist is my sister in law, Claire. Here are some of her pieces: This … Continue reading

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Our Halloween

¬†…and about a hundred children calling at the door. Seriously, the warm weather and lack of rain brought them all out this evening. From 5:45 to 7:15 it was a constant stream of people at the door. I’ve never known … Continue reading

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Apologies

A month ago I had great plans. I was going to tell you all about our holiday in splendiferous detail, and carry on and the keep up with the blogging far more regularly than I have since before I started … Continue reading

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