I spent the bank holiday weekend hanging out in a field a little South of Antwerp. I was there to commemorate the bi-cennetery of the little remembered Battle of Hoogstraten. The actual anniversary was in January but the organisers very … Continue reading →
Hello Uborkans! Uborka was the first blog I ever stumbled across on the internet, and everyone was so bright and funny, so warm and welcoming, it encouraged me to start my own. So it was great to find Uborka is … Continue reading →
I have a few different hobbies all of which, I think, can be described as pretty geeky. One of these is Napoleonic re-enactment. Generally this involves me spending a few weekends a year sitting around in fields in funny clothes … Continue reading →
Oh the weather outside is frightful… Yes, a bit early for Christmas songs but an apt description of the incessant, unrelenting rain that Wellington has decided to model for January. Not cold, just WET.
Posted by Donkey on behalf of Bekki (@pigwotflies) Christmas in the PWF family is about, in roughly equal measure: Jesus; food; presents and squeezing as many family members as possible into one room.
Posted by Donkey on behalf of Amy [@cat_knits] “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” Er no. It’s really not. “In the bleak mid-winter…” Again no. It’s sunny. I’m wearing flip flops (or jandals) and high factor sunscreen. “Snow … Continue reading →
Posted by Donkey on behalf of KTD As a boy, I used to love Christmas. Particularly Christmas Eve. That was when the telly was best: Laurel and Hardy trying to get a piano up some steep steps, endless Disney cartoons. … Continue reading →
“I really like Christmas. It’s sentimental, I know, but I just really like it”. So says Tim Minchin in his lovely song, “White Wine in the Sun”. I entirely agree, and just like him, “I have all of the usual … Continue reading →