Disneyland 2015

November 17th, 2015

We all went to Disneyland Paris for my birthday. Nan-Nan and Aunty Sarah joined us, and Oscar especially loved playing lego with Nan-Nan!

We got on lots of rides, and everyone did a great job of queuing.

We had an extra special breakfast, with Mickey Mouse, Tigger, and friends dropping in to say “Hi”, and play with Oscar’s toys. Read the rest of this entry »

Almost home

June 28th, 2012

We’ve had a relaxing holiday, mostly chilling by the pool and eating. We think Oscar loved it. Everyone we met loved meeting Oscar. Apparently his name is very Spanish. Swimming was good fun.

We’re on the flight home (actually we’ll have landed by the time this post posts). Out the window is the moon; it’s the bright spot in the picture. Caroline saw how low it looks and asked if we’re flying as high as the moon?

We found out how high we are (38000 ft) and worked out that that’s about one 33000th of the way there. So, nearly.

Stars

August 21st, 2011

We're so in the middle of nowhere that there's hardly any light pollution, so we can see the stars really clearly; even the Milky Way. We managed to glimpse the ISS as it passed low through the sky.

I managed to snap this picture (the first few attempts had little success, then I realised I still had the lens cap on. Oops)

Dunstanburgh Castle

August 21st, 2011

Today, we went to see a castle. Sadly, half of it was missing.

I made a quick and dirty panorama with my iPhone of the view from beneath the castle. http://360.io/cPeNUf

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Holiday in Northumberland

August 21st, 2011

We're on holiday in Northumberland with Matt's family this week. The sky has been very dramatic for our first night! That's the cottage we're staying in. There's nothing else nearby… Sarah says it's like The Village, Signs and The Happening movies.

PS Sorry about the watermarks – the software is too expensive, so I've made do!

I'm soooo relieved we didn't encounter this in Japan

July 28th, 2011

Dancing squid bowl dish in Hakodate

Skiing in Chappelle, France

January 2nd, 2011

Caroline and I just got back from a skiing holiday. This is one of my first videos made and uploaded all on my iPhone 😀

Skiing 2010

December 31st, 2010
Skiing 2010
Skiing 2010

Caroline and I went skiing with Caroline’s family over the New Year. We had a great time falling down the sides of mountains with style 😉 I made a few videos while we were there, using just an iPhone 4. Read the rest of this entry »

Kyoto

September 4th, 2010

We’ve spent a couple of days in Kyoto, and seen plenty of temples and shrines. Despite seeing lots of tourists dressed as geishas, we didn’t spot a real Geisha.

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Miyajima

September 1st, 2010

Miyajima is an island near Hiroshima. It’s mostly a large park and some smallish mountains, but has many shrines and is home to the well known floating torii gate and shrine. It is also full of deer. We went on the ferry for a day trip, while staying in Hiroshima.

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