I’m not entirely sure what purpose I think this umbrella is serving. Type 14 British sideways rain. via tumblr http://ift.tt/1Hb2saM
I’m no marketing genius, but close inspection of this label makes for very underwhelming reading indeed. via tumblr http://ift.tt/19rUtuC
It looks like a bench in our back “yard” (more like 8 square feet, but it’s very nice). But it’s not. It’s a wood storage thing. Or at least, it was at one point. Now it’s a nest of rather horrible things, which live in between the bordering-on-liquid remains of what was once firewood. And(…)
There’s a certain beauty in truth. via tumblr http://ift.tt/1CHPlQH
Mid-March isn’t too late for a 2014 roundup, is it? It’s still the same financial year… and I’d hate to break the chain now that I’ve done this for 2011, 2012 and 2013! So, with that, here’s the 2014 Media Lists. With a rudimentary thumbs up/down system, just for giggles. Books I did absolutely bugger(…)
Fairly recently following our move into the new house (WHEEEEEE! NEW HOUSE!) I posted on Facebook remarking on the fact that a favourite mug of mine had been with me for some time and was quite well-travelled: coming to me from my mate Caitlin back in around 1994-sih from her exchange year in Denmark, to(…)
Whilst in the position of working from home, and with it being the freezing & wet part of the year (i.e. between August and May) I thought I’d investigate the world of Slow Cooking. The idea being that you cook something for HOURS over a low heat in a special cooker thingo then it takes(…)
Some quite powerful revelations about the power of genetic inheritance.
So, today’s been quite instructive.
My Dad passed away on November 7th following a short and fairly unexpected battle with cancer. We had his funeral on Friday the 14th and though we’re all sad that he’s gone, everyone’s been saying that they thought it was a beautiful and celebratory service for a generous and warm man, and it’s only a(…)