Posts Tagged: 'family'
Last month my son and I headed to Birmingham for The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music. Originally were going to attend An Afternoon With Wolfgang Flur, one of the original members of Kraftwerk, but it turned into a full day of Synth Geekery. Midlands Modular Meet This was a late addition to the programme, Continue Reading
I love this brilliant little sketch from my talented daughter, makes me smile every time I look at it.
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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
“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 Continue Reading
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, Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
Last weekend we all headed out to the cinema to see Disney’s new animated CGI feature film Wreck-It Ralph; a return to form for Disney. However, whilst Wreck-It Ralph is a great film, I was completely enchanted by the supporting short, the Oscar winning Paperman. I loved the story, and the wonderful ideas within, but I was Continue Reading
I’m on “the train”. I emphasise “the train” as when I was a child this was the train. This train runs from Bletchley to Bedford, stopping at two of the villages I grew up in. My Grandparents lived in Bedford, and so when I went to visit them I’d travel along this line. My bike would Continue Reading