We are having a smart early-summer barbecue, or Garden Party if you will. It’s May so the weather isn’t guaranteed, which is a euphemism for “it looks nice now but it’s going to piss it down later.” What are you … Continue reading
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
Today I am at home. Not the home I was expecting to be in today, but at home nonetheless. Instead of moving boxes and building furniture, we asked twitter “Whistable or Margate” and among the answers were two calls of … Continue reading
So, we’ve just got back from Hastings, which is where all the cool people were this weekend. This is out second visit to Hastings for the May Day weekend. I love the parade, and went as far as to dress … Continue reading
We were in Hastings, and yesterday morning we were enjoying the excellent audio tour at Battle Abbey. We learned a lot about sneaky Norman battle tactics, and spent some time dissuading Bernard from buying weaponry in the gift shop. Then … Continue reading
This bank holiday weekend we are in Hastings. The mobile Internet connection is strong, and the cave full of mannequin smugglers terrified the boy. Perfect.