Zombie

When I was a kid Halloween was a low key precursor to the main event of Bonfire night. I seem to recall the odd attempt at apple bobbing and trying ...
November 03, 2015

Not much sign of any X-Factor…

…but we did have good seats at Wembley arena to see all the top ten from last years show, most of whose names have long since passed from ...
March 09, 2014

England at Wembley

Maddie has been to a number of football matches, mostly at Vicarage Road although we did go to the play off final at Wembley last year. Well this ...
March 05, 2014

Maddie’s first guitar lesson.

We discussed learning different instruments as I think learning to play music is rally important not to mention good fun. I was favouring the piano ...
January 17, 2014

The bottom of the canal

Having lived her whole life so far next to the Grand Union canal it was an intriguing day today. They drained two of the locks and the stretch of ...
January 12, 2014

Holiday of a lifetime!

If there’s one place in the world where extravagance and money to burn seems to be everywhere it’s Dubai. As an exercise in forward ...
April 13, 2013

…and the little one said roll over…

For the last couple of months Maddie has been a frequent night time visitor to our bed, not something that I tend to worry about being a deep sleeper ...
February 04, 2013

Facebook Comments

So this is my Facebook word cloud from a report by Wolfram Alpha. I guess the reason its ended up on the blog is that the largest (and therefore most ...
January 25, 2013

Homework

Now when I was a kid growing up I don’t think I got any homework until secondary school unlike Maddie who has had some form of homework pretty ...
October 08, 2012

Meeting the stars

So today Maddie met her other hero Justin Bieber amongst other famous celebrities and royals. Well not exactly met, today we had another Maddie and ...
September 16, 2012