Category Archives: family

The Charleesi Is At University

This time last week, we dropped the Charleesi off at her brand new accomodation at Oxford Brookes. By brand new, I mean that it had literally been finished about a week before. Accompanied by her three parents (myself and the … Continue reading

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An Actual Bank Holiday Off

This doesn’t happen all that often: I normally seem to end up working the Saturday of any given Bank Holiday. The break couldn’t come at a better time. The sun has been out, the Charleesi is staying the weekend, and … Continue reading

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Adopted For The Weekend

We had Lady M’s neice and nephew to stay over this weekend – just in time for all the rain. It’s the first time that this has happened despite talking about it for ages. The kiddos live with their other … Continue reading

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A Wizard Weekend

We seem to have a growing tradition round here of not doing birthdays per se, but more birth weeks. It seems to match everyone’s busy lives and schedules, and is a great excuse for extended celebrations. This week is my … Continue reading

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Proud Gamer Dad

I’ve had a lovely day off today (okay, I’m unable to sleep right now so this bit isn’t so lovely, but that’s neither here nor there). It’s mostly been lovely because most of it was spent with my daughter, the … Continue reading

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What A Glorious Wedding

One of my cousins got married on Saturday. My own journey to the church bore more than a passing resemblance to the opening sequence of Four Weddings and a Funeral, up to and including driving past the church, last minute course … Continue reading

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And Now, Fun

It’s been an exhausting week, mostly because it’s been one where work has successfully thrown a rapid barrage of changing priorities, personnel challenges, and personal frustrations at me – and that’s not even included customer interactions. Now though, it’s the … Continue reading

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