Tag Archives: games

Feb 11th, 2009


It’s been a long, long time since I last played chess and I wasn’t particularly good at it back then, I figured I was doing well to remember the moves for each piece and how to set up the board. Dave and I both claimed that we had no idea what we were doing but […]

Jan 8th, 2009

Muuum! Stop blogging!

After a slow start to the day we went off to my mum’s place for lunch where we finished off the last of her Christmas ham. Then I fixed her table tennis table (it needed a couple of new screws on one of the hinges) and we had a frantic search of her garage looking […]

Dec 28th, 2008

Well, that was extraordinarily frustrating

Santa brought Guitar Hero World Tour for the kids this year. It was unpacked and set up with much excitement…and then nothing, the game wouldn’t start up, we couldn’t get the PS2 to read the disc. Great. We know it’s not the player, all the other games still work just fine. Rather naively, as it […]

Nov 17th, 2008


I got nothing, have some giant microbes: Last November I got to day 22 before hitting the wall and fobbing you off with my shoe collection, I hate to think what depths I’ll be driven to in another week from now. I think what this collection has over the shoes is its undeniable cuteness, geek […]

Sep 6th, 2008

And a fun time was had by all

Tonight was the P&C Trivia Night. More a social occasion than a fundraiser so not too much organising needed to be done, I bought a few prizes and we decorated the school hall with some token balloons and tealight candles on the tables. Ariane‘s sister was our trivia master for the night and she did […]

Apr 12th, 2008

This was much easier than making a dragon cake

Dave’s 11th birthday party was a big success, the boys all had a great time playing Dungeons and Dragons. I was by no means sure that it would work out today as none of them had ever played before, but all went well under Adam’s expert GM-ing and by the time we were half-way through […]

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