London, Out and About, United Kingdom

Watching Greco Roman Wrestling: It Requires a Level of Maturity I Don’t Posess

Greco-Roman Wrestling was my favourite event we saw at the London Excel Centre during the London 2012 Olympics.  We saw Fencing a few days earlier which was a great experience especially with it being a sport Master 11 and Master 8 both do and have an interest in.  Watching Fencing was great but I'm not a classy… Continue reading Watching Greco Roman Wrestling: It Requires a Level of Maturity I Don’t Posess

London, Out and About, The Kidlets, United Kingdom

Death Stares From Your Children…

...happen when you lump them in a large crowd beside the Thames and then break the news to them that we'll be waiting 2 hours.  A tedious 2 hour wait for the chance to see the Queen and the Royal Family heading down the Thames in the flotilla celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee! The boats… Continue reading Death Stares From Your Children…

Australia, Travel

Our Holiday in Australia (Part 2) : Sandy Cracks and Ice Cream by the Beach

The second week we spent at Coolangatta on the Gold Coast in an apartment overlooking the beach. It was all kinds of awesome and these white pom's despite several layers of sunscreen and ridiculously big hats managed to get a tan (okay, so my foundation remained "Ivory" but I got to use the brand that's… Continue reading Our Holiday in Australia (Part 2) : Sandy Cracks and Ice Cream by the Beach