Archive for: Keeping the Masses Entertained

Nov 29th, 2008

Adam has terrible taste in movies

I’ve been sitting here trying to read blogs while Adam watches 10,000 BC. My god it’s awful. Actually I’m not sure why he’s watching at all given that every so often I’m hearing him exclaim about the variously stupid things happening on screen. I suppose I should be grateful that at least it’s a DVD […]

Nov 28th, 2008

Getting ready

I’ve spent the last few weeks responding to every hint of Christmas – decorations in shops, carol singing kids at the breakfast table, request from Adam for fruit mince pies (he ended up cooking his own) – by growling “it’s not December yet!” in true bah humbug fashion. But come Monday it will be December […]

Nov 27th, 2008

Because clearly I have too much free time

Caitlin sang Abba’s Thank You For the Music in the school talent quest this afternoon, she was first up on stage, the microphone wasn’t working properly (again) and the audience started clapping just as she was about to start the 3rd verse. She took it all in her stride and sang beautifully. I was thrilled […]

Nov 21st, 2008

A plethora of Python

Monty Python have gone the “can’t beat ’em? Join ’em!” route and are launching their very own official high definition YouTube channel. via Hoyden About Town

Nov 2nd, 2008

Kids and animals are a bugger to photograph

I started out this morning with the intent of having a decent photo of each of the kids and pets with which to illustrate the ever so fascinating story of my Sunday. I should know better than to make plans that depend on kids and animals behaving for a camera. The short version of my […]

Nov 1st, 2008

I’ve always wanted to be Robin Hood

I may have mentioned that particular ambition before. The reason I bring it up today is that we finally made the phone call and arranged to meet the people from Norther Archers archery club. We hopped in the car and went to the range to say hello and fill out application forms for the beginner’s […]