Got a party to get ready for? Little time to blow up balloons and attach string to them? Well, look no further – here’s my tip on how to attach the ribbon at the same time as you tie [...]
The time has come for my kids to learn about risk.
Of course, kids don’t know anything about taking risks, they just ‘do’ things. However, this kind of Risk is a fundamental part of childhood [...]
Rare visit to movies.. HP of course.
Katya and I have measured our life together in terms of these movies (and before them with the LoR trilogy).
Dramatic finish abruptly paused when cinema (and perhaps a fair chunk of Basingstoke) suffers a power failure.
Emergency lighting clicks on. Place packed mainly with teens on school trip. Very well behaved.
In the spirit of Jeopardy: “What is buried but once treasured?”
I read an article over the New Year holidays which stated that the last remaining distributor of VHS* tapes packed things in at the end of 2008. Gone forever now are the days of tapes getting tangled in the machine, or kids fitting the sandwiches into the tape slot, or horror! having to rewind after the movie finished (a distinguishing feature of VHS tape decks became how fast they rewound). » Continue reading VHS tapes, Nortel, Woolworths, and Ricardo Montalban »