• We survived!

    Christmas Eve: Everybody arrived, all the presents are under the tree (next year, we will have to hide them away, again). Weather miserable. We all set off to Kettering to play in our annual Christmas¬†Tenpin Bowling competition. Nan stays at home with Lucas, not sure who was looking after who? The bowling was good, but… Continue Reading

  • Up to …….. Christmas Eve?

    Monday saw evrybody busy doing secrety things on their own. In the study, dining room or bedrrooms, a rustling of paper, a zip of sellotape and a scribbling of pens. I can’t think what everybody was doing, I had bought, wrapped and put my presents under the tree weeks ago! Also, on Monday I and… Continue Reading

  • The Loooooong Journey!

    Family news is that Philippa and Paul got tickets for the Led Zeppelin Concert this week. They camped out and maganged to get the VIP treatment by being on the front row next to the stage. They were interviewed by the media and had their photos in several national newspapers. I lost my mobile phone… Continue Reading

  • Christmas is coming.

    Monday saw Sarah and I go to DeMontfort Hall in Leicester to watch the ‘Chairman’s Concert’, which had the school choir participating. Another brilliant night, the choir is really very good, it is a shame that they can’t see and hear themselves sing when they perform. Sue is still workingf full time and had lesson… Continue Reading

  • Getting Ready For Christmas

    Another hum-drum week for everybody, the only significant difference being the chageable weather. On Friday, Sarah helped me with the School Christmas Fayre, we sold tickets for the Christmas hamper and made nearly ¬£100. On Saturday, I watched the Colts beat a Northampton side. Luckily we scored an interception try at the end to snatch… Continue Reading