weston pier fireworks

Following on from a successful fireworks test on bonfire night, we decide to take the kids to a huge display at the Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare. The info tells us the fireworks will happen between 19:30 and 20:00 so we arrive a 19:20 and take … Continue readingweston pier fireworks

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wall of sound

Recently, we bought Bruce his first bike. He was so excited to go to the bike shop and pick out the one he wanted, and we couldn’t wait to get him on it and see him speeding around. So we get home and put on … Continue readingwall of sound

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manchester

I went to Manchester on a train for software security conference event thing. I spent eight hours fourty minutes on a train. It was not very comfortable, and there were people there. I did not enjoy it. Manchester was good, but it was raining and … Continue readingmanchester

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DO NOB LEACH

Wash day comes around and as a careful and meticulous man, I refer to the washing instructions. Two problems occur. 1.) “DO NOT TDAY CLEAN” But I want to clean today? When can I clean? 2.) “DO NOB LEACH” How do I do a NOB … Continue readingDO NOB LEACH

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movember is upon us

The manliest thing it is possible to do of all manly things (of which there are many) is to chop up wood with a chainsaw. Right? WRONG!!! The actual manliest thing it is possible to do is to chop up wood with a chainsaw, whilst … Continue readingmovember is upon us

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crack pipe

What you really want to happen when you have a Christmas hangover and it’s just above freezing is for a pipe in an outside toilet to split and fire a jet of ice cold water all over the place. What you also want is to … Continue readingcrack pipe

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snowkey dokey

On the news it said that the whole world is now covered in snow and it’s colder than it has ever been ever. Unless you’ve been living on the moon you probably already know this. Apparently it’s hot in this place called hotstralia but that … Continue readingsnowkey dokey

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brrrrrrr freezing

Remember when the met office said 2007 was going to be the hottest year on record – and then it was cooler than the previous year? Remember when the met office said we would have a “barbeque summer” in 2009 – and July was the … Continue readingbrrrrrrr freezing

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the beer post

Most people who know me will know I’m partial to a beer or two. I’ve been through several phases of liking highly potent continental beers, wheat beers, stout, ale, and back again. Currently supermarkets in the UK are increasing the stock of “proper” ales and … Continue readingthe beer post

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