A Christmas present for my friends fiance, the cartoon version of him and their cats:
Kerry, one of the local community group leaders for the Brussels Childbirth Trust is sadly moving abroad. As part of her leaving present I drew her a cartoon of her and her family in the Grand Place: This is how most of our local coffee morning group meetings go. Rice crackers are indispensable.
Final holiday cartoon before I break into the political ramblings once more. This was mine and Sarah's trip to Albania in June. I hate flying now I live under a flight path and have realised how awful it is and Sarah doesn't travel well (she woke up at 4 or 5am every day that we … Continue reading Albania
My husband commented while looking at our holiday photos: 'Wow, it looks like we were actually having fun'. The photo version of our holiday in Pagel (no tears or tantrums from any family member): And the more realistic cartoon version: Photo version of centerparcs holiday in Zandvoort: More realistic cartoon version:
I will not be sending my daughter to private school. Not because I can lay claim to any principles, or because on a more practical level I cannot afford to, or because I intend to join a bumfight to get into a good schools catchment area when we return to the UK, but because … Continue reading The old private school/state school debate in the modern age..
I like to think of myself as a good person. But just because I don't go around smacking people seems to be a fairly low bar to set as the definition of being 'good'. I share nothing except photos on facebook , and unless you are in them, who wants to see those? I still … Continue reading Sharing
In a roundabout way this is why I think we are allowing fracking under Yorkshire despite the incontrovertible evidence of the immediate harm pollution from burning fossil fuels causes (from the smog in Beijing to gas flares in Nigeria to illegal levels of air pollution in London), and the overwhelming likelihood that carbon emissions from … Continue reading Our Energy Dilemma
This makes me angry. Google, a company that makes billions and pays very little tax anywhere in the world on some kind of weird legalised quid pro quo that they are supposedly investing millions in new technology that will benefit us all, is promising us driverless cars. Um...why are we still making cars ???? Even … Continue reading F@#k driverless cars…wouldn’t an amazing public transport system be better?
It's been nearly 3 years since I first started experiencing pain in my arms, which I attribute to my data heavy computer based job at the time and my cycling every day, swimming three times a week, moving house and packing boxes, using a ridiculous mini laptop for my home computer use that made me … Continue reading RSI update.. 3 years on