Canoe: Episode 8 - "Testing"

Two weekends ago I had a quick test to see if we could get the canoe onto the car. It just fits. It is a two-person job due to the...

Website logo - post 2

I took this picture of a monkey in the road when I was on a local bus in Sri Lanka a few years ago... I started using it as an avatar on...

Painting: “Hip-hop-a-potamus”

Painting is a good way to get extended conversation with the kids, flick paint at each other and do silly stuff. Agent K is already quite...

Zebra table

I found a drop-leaf table that fitted in the space beside the chimney breast in my lounge and also opened large enough to serve as a...

Colourful music

I was frustratedly peering at some music score — I’ve always been slow to recognise notes that are extended above or below the stave — I...

Canoe: Episode 1 - "The planks"

Our homemade canoe has been progressing. Cutting the planks proved to be quite tricky and required the patience of an adult. All the...

Finger painting

Boring flights are great opportunities to try out new apps. On the flight home from a holiday in Naples, I tried out the Paper app for...

Doodles

Sometimes meetings are just too boring to do anything else...