Monthly Archives: January 2007

Teaching my children stuff

Before Christmas, I found an online supplier of lab chemicals and bought some copper sulphate to do a couple of experiments with my children. We used a car battery charger to do some electroplating, mentioned in this blog and two … Continue reading

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A prince among men

Wooo-hooo! I am now officially qualified as a Prince 2 Practitioner (Project Management). I sat the exam back in November but it takes about 10 weeks to get the results through. “What does that mean?” I hear you ask… . … Continue reading

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Snow is forecast!

Thank goodness for that! I’m getting more and more excited about the upcoming skiing trip I’m taking the family on, the one I had to sell this to pay for. It’s been worrying that there’s been very little snow in … Continue reading

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The girl at the book club

Sheesh, what a weekend! It took less than 6 hours from putting our house on the market to getting an offer! Now all we need to do is find a house we want to buy, a job which would be … Continue reading

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Time rolls on as we stand and watch

It was T’s 5th birthday party today and all went well, apart from the fact that I was attacked and assulted by a marauding band of 5 year olds. Still, they had fun! T’s good friend A was there, fresh … Continue reading

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Rage, rage against the dying of the light

I wanted to write a poem that summed up this blog “Make the Most”, but found my sentiments best expressed in Dylan Thomas’s famous poem. Do not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close … Continue reading

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Working in the City of London

A view of Tower 42 from Throgmorten St. showing the dark canyons that we work in. Today, hopefully, the various cats I am trying to herd at work will move in the same direction, if only for an hour or … Continue reading

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