We have Laura’s French friend Anne staying with us at present, which gave us a chance to do the “tourist thing” in London yesterday. Luckily, the weather continues to oblige and we had a great day. Madame Tussauds, lunch at Chez Gerard’s in Covent Garden and then a walk through the wonderfully reborn South Bank [...]
What do you know? Some more decent weather. Went for a very enjoyable walk around the lake at Dinton Pastures. The boys particularly like some of the trees you can climb en route. As you can see.
Last weekend we were lucky enough to be visiting our friends in Felixstowe. They live within a short stroll of the beach and on this occasion, the weather was (just about) good enough to have an enjoyable couple of hours sunning ourselves on the beach. We even braved swimming in the (rather bracing) sea. It [...]
Our youngest, Peter, created this masterpiece from banana leaf, freshly shredded by hand during a meal to celebrate my parents’ Golden Wedding Anniversary. Cool.
Had a fantastic, if rather damp, day today at Silverstone, watching Lewis Hamilton win the British Grand Prix. Here’s a shot I took of Lewis leading the race, which he did for pretty much the whole time. The long queues, the mud, the cold and the rain were worth it to see such a historic [...]
Back at Wimbledon this week, courtesy of BA’s ad agency, BBH. Saw the “big 2″ in action, Federer and Nadal. Both trounced their opponents rather comprehensively. Very impressive. Looking forward to what should be a great final, although we won’t be able to watch it live since we’ll be at the British Grand Prix (not [...]