Lazy days in Poppyland

A few years ago, before our eldest son was born, we had our first holiday in North Norfolk and really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Later we returned with our young son and had lots of fun rediscovering the place through his eyes. More recently, our youngest joined us and we wanted a week away somewhere …

Classic Cars and Dinosaurs

There’s a range of things that happened (and were heavily photographed) in the summer that I failed to cover here. This is all down to to the car crash that is brexit and everything that’s followed, including vast amounts of protesting, campaigning and social media. However, as a potential end to the good times is …

Chinatown at New Year

First of all, a small confession. I didn’t actually go to the amazing parade to Trafalgar Square for Chinese New Year. I have always loved visiting Chinatown in London’s west end, ever since I moved to London in 2000. One of my favourite memories is visiting Chinatown with my other half in 2004(ish) to watch …

Trains, Kites and Boats

I begin my post with the happiness of having had both a recent holiday and a satisfying piece of work on my house to get at least one of the chaotic rooms in order (or at least, having covered over the luminous peach, my eyes no longer bleed on entering the room). It’s amazing how …

2 days, 2 cameras and a Motor Pageant

Once again, it was time for the Enfield Pageant of Motoring a couple of weeks ago and despite having jumped ship to Hertfordshire, I did want to go as I’ve always enjoyed it. My other half told me this would be an adventure that my son and I would share together 😉 so, after much …