Posts Tagged: Family

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 photo taken at a bonfire 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 iPhoneContinue Reading ›

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 theContinue Reading ›

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,Continue Reading ›

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 anythingContinue Reading ›

Paperman

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 wasContinue Reading ›