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Cycling around Swinley Forest again

Hard to believe it was 9 months ago that we were last at Swinley Forest. Well, that’s the date on one batch of photos I found. This time it was just me and the boys as Katya was with Baba to see the nearby (!?) Windsor Castle.

After a bit of a bite to […]

Easter on the Meadow

Getting ready to find some bunny nests!

Family and friends get ready to find some bunny nests on the Meadow!

It has become a tradition for us to head down to the Millennium Meadow to meet with other families on Easter weekend. Katya organizes an Easter Egg hunt which gets more challenging every year!

This year, she built lovely Easter bunny “nests” and put the chocolates in them; the nests were then spread around the meadow, near the stream. More nests were put in trees nearby. » Continue reading Easter on the Meadow »

Uncertain at First, Quidam at Last!

quidamAgain this year Tolii received a Christmas present to go see the Cirque du Soliel show at the Royal Albert Hall – this year it was Quidam.  I remember that I saw it years ago, I think in Atlanta. Long enough to have forgotten most of it.

But it was almost not to be. » Continue reading Uncertain at First, Quidam at Last! »

Take off, eh? Farnborough Air Show 2008

Today, it was my turn to introduce another generation of Reeves-Hall (and a Popova) to the wonders of a magical airshow. Okay, probably more magical to me because of the nostalgia angle (hey, I am 40 now). » Continue reading Take off, eh? Farnborough Air Show 2008 »

Baa Baa – The Overton Sheep Fair 2008

The only sheep we saw was a stuffed toy.  However, the rest of the party in Whitchurch’s neighbouring town, Overton, was beyond expectations.  They closed Winchester Rd to have a big party (more photos in our gallery).

Who can’t enjoy watching the local townswomen getting out to protest for the vote?  I really do […]