On Tuesday we went back to Bovington tank museum. Again. It was my 4th visit to the place this year. Its ironic really as I am basically anti-war, but I do like the hardware and both the kids want to join up when they are old enough. There were a couple of reasons why we [...]
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August 26th, 2006 · No Comments · Technology
One last photo from Tyneham village. I do hope that whoever put up the modern sign appreciated the irony of the juxtaposition.
August 26th, 2006 · No Comments · Life
After all that rock-climbing and kite-flying on Portland we decided to visit Tyneham village. But first we had to find some shops so that Jayne could buy a fleece or jumper – somehow she forgot to pack one and it was getting quite nippy in the evenings. On the way through Weymouth we had noticed [...]
On Monday morning we headed straight for Portland after breakfast. Charlie loved the place on the previous trip and really wanted to return and climb more rocks. I imagine he also wanted to be able to show his sister around. This is the pair of them climbing the big iconic rock at Portland Bill. Jayne [...]
August 26th, 2006 · 4 Comments · Life
Holidays were a bit weird this year. Instead of going away for a long time we went away for four days, then came back home for a week, then went away for another four days. The first time we went away, Chrystal did not come with us as she was on her two-week annual camp [...]
One reason I could not get to the B4L meet-up in London this evening was that we only returned from another trip to Dorset today. After spending 90 minutes wrestling 3 wet tents into the car along with all the other paraphernalia, 3 hours driving home, and then re-erecting the tents in the back garden [...]
There used to be a saying about people who would not pay for shareware (back in ancient times when the honour system was in place, before shareware had expiry times on it) it went something like “If you can afford a computer you can afford to pay for software”. True it was a saying most [...]
August 14th, 2006 · 2 Comments · Life
There were times last week when it felt like my holiday destination was actually 1950 rather than Dorset, although to be fair there were some things which were more late 70s. This is not necessarily a bad thing. Don’t we all sometimes look fondly back to simpler times?
August 10th, 2006 · No Comments · Life
Eagle-eyed regular visitors, if there are any, will have noticed an absence of activity here recently. For a change this is not a result of idleness or ennui, but a result of me spending the last few nights in a tent in a field in Dorset. Camping is not my idea of a good time, [...]