Posts Tagged: 'family'

This Is Not My Beautiful House

I love this brilliant little sketch from my talented daughter, makes me smile every time I look at it.

The Spy Who Loved Me Opening Sequence

When I was seven my Mum and I spent a weekend with my Aunt and Uncle at their flat in Harrow. My Uncle was evidently tasked with entertaining me whilst my Mum caught up with her sister and he wisely decided upon the cinema. We were queueing to buy our tickets for a long forgotten Read the article…

The iPhone 6S Camera

I haven’t really been many places or taken many photos since I bought my iPhone 6S, but I was struck by how good this snap taken at a friend’s party this weekend is. All I have done is crop it and tweak the contrast a little to make the background darker. Slight tweaking aside, the iPhone Read the article…

Work, Life and Coca Cola

“Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – Work, Family, Health, Friends and Spirit and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the Read the article…

Born Again Cyclist

This is me on my first bicycle, a fourth birthday present and probably the last time I’ll get away with wearing a yellow jersey, not to mention those rather fabulous trousers. I remember a number of other bikes from my childhood: a second hand bike that my Grandfather restored and hand painted blue and white, Read the article…

Advice for Parents of Teenagers

Warren Ellis was asked: “If you were to give out parenting advice, what would you say to the father of a soon-to-be teenage girl?” His reply is fabulous: I could write a whole long thing here, but what you need to do next is simply this: Keep telling her she can do and be anything Read the article…