Back in 2015, I was midway through planning a holiday to Croatia, when a lot of fuss with Scottish Power finally got resolved and we found ourselves with a bit of a windfall. As a result, we decided to visit Curacao in the Carribean instead. However, I really did want to go to Croatia one… Continue reading A week in Croatia – part 1: arrival at Lopud and The Lafodia
I’m off on a week long holiday! Sorry that the blog will go quiet until I get back but P has threatened to disown me if I take my laptop which, I suppose, is fair enough. So I’ll just be forced to enjoy sitting on the beach, drinking cocktails and being a tourist. Cheers!… Continue reading Holiday!
This year I’m very excited by a couple of major weddings of wonderful people. The most excellent Rhys and Louise will be tying the knot in July, as will one of P’s sisters and her partner. I believe one of P’s cousins is also getting married later in the year. So I’m going to need… Continue reading Hen do at Loch Lomond
Easter kind of crept up on my this year. Or maybe it was just April that crept up on me. The year seems to be flying by. Anyway, the Monday before the Easter weekend, P and I realised that we both had Easter Monday off work (I also had Good Friday off but I’m trying… Continue reading Visit to Arran
Each year, around my birthday, P and I take a trip up to Aviemore for the weekend. Aviemore is a small Scottish town in the highlands, in the Cairngorms National Park. Usually, the plan is to go up Cairngorm for some snowboarding. I should point out that snowboarding on Scottish mountains is not like snowboarding… Continue reading Weekend in Aviemore
During our Brussels trip, we visited a famous landmark and one which surely must appeal to many geeks and nerds like us and must attract them from miles around – The Atomium. Isn’t that cool? The Atomium is a 102 meter tall model of an iron crystal. Such a crystal would need to be magnified… Continue reading The Atomium
A few weeks ago I noticed that the map icon had been removed from my Instagram app (on Android). Surprised and wondering where it had got to, I did some Googling and discovered that Instagram have decided to stop supporting the feature because it’s underused. They say they’re going to be focusing on other features.… Continue reading Instagram are removing the map feature