Month: August 2010

August 28, 2010

Just go back from a wonderful day out with ,,, and Smitty; we met up to see today’s matinee perfomance of “Into The Woods”, at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. I know this show pretty well, having seen it twice before, and owning the DVD…

August 27, 2010

You’ll need to have been following recent (UK) news to know why this amused me.

August 26, 2010

It is pi persistently raining for yet another day, and I am aware that on Saturday I will be watching “Into The Woods” in Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Oh, boy, it seemed such a good idea when I bought the tickets a month or…

August 24, 2010

Having previously spent a brilliant weekend at Halsway Manor, singing songs and playing board games, last weekend I went to stay with a friend, whose family were away on a camping holiday. Four of us decended on his lovely home in the middle of Norfolk,…

August 23, 2010

I’ve decided to go ahead and buy the pellet grill I was talking about last week. It is a little over the top for my needs, but I think it will be good fun. All being well, I should have the grill by the end…

August 23, 2010

Having spent a whole weekend filking (and a little board gaming) at Halsway Manor a week ago, I spent the whole of this weekend at my friend Jeremy’s. His family had gone off camping, so 5 of us settled in for a 3 day games…

August 19, 2010

Something that I have seen every day for a while now, has only just sunk in, to my great amusement. My Firefox bookmarks have grown over the past few years, and the way they are arranged in folders is more a product of time than…

August 19, 2010

On a TV Quiz, I have just watched a woman who claims to teach remedial classes to young adults and teenagers answer the following question: “A man pays 500 pounds for a car. Its price has been reduced by 60%, what was the original price?”…

August 19, 2010

I’ve wittered about this to two people on the phone today, and sent one of them a long email because the poor soul sounded vaguely interested in my demented enthusiasm. So I thought I might as well post about it. As some of you have…

August 17, 2010

While at Halsway, a few of us discussed exchanging song fragments, to see if we could either finish off each other’s songs or get some kind of inspiration to go in another direction. Anyway, I have sorted through my “unfinished” folder, and posted up half…

August 17, 2010

As I know that both boardgamers and filkers read this, I should point out that ManorCon was the layback filk con held at Halsway Manor, Somerset, and not the board game con in Leicester. A brief account of the weekend follows.

August 10, 2010

My last post contained a large picture which was not hidden behind a cut, and so it inflicted itself across my LJ friend’s friends list. Apologies for this, but it was not intentional – as a result I have just unearthed a bug in my…