Jun 222014
 June 22, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off on NY Hot Dog
On Sunday, with Mandy still away, I thought I would try out NY Hot Dogs which is almost opposite the Pier. It’s just opened and I thought it would be good, because of what I’ve read on the web: gourmet hotdogs? Is there such a thing… How wrong can you be? Firstly it’s almost next [...]
Jun 222014
 June 22, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off on Raspberry Pi Jam
Yesterday Angus and myself went to TAP where we geeked out at the Raspberry Pi Jam. Angus learnt how to solder, brush up his Arduino skills and get some ideas for future projects. He also made up a patch cable. I have enrolled on a MOOC and am encouraging Ross and Angus to sign up for [...]
Jun 062014
 June 6, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off on Glastonbury 2014
During half-term we stayed in a cottage in West Pennard, Glastonbury.  On the way down I had a quick dip at Farleigh & District Swimming Club (see photo). Applebarn Cottage was really good and it had a hot tub as well! The weather wasn’t great, but we still had a good time and went to [...]
Apr 202014
 April 20, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off on Chocolate and Brass
We waited until Freya had returned home from her sleepover and then the children had an Easter egg hunt in the garden, which they really enjoyed. This afternoon (in the rain) Ross played in his Next Steps Brass Band at the Bandstand in Priory Park.
Apr 182014
 April 18, 2014  Posted by  Comments Off on Legoland 2014
On Tuesday and Wednesday we all went to Legoland in Windsor and and had a pretty good time. Although in the time it took to get there we could have gone to Denmark! The weather was excellent and this probably caused the traffic problems and queues for the rides. That is why we bought 4 [...]