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Holiday

I’ve just got back from my holiday to Edinburgh. Which I enjoyed. It’s just a pity it’s a long way away. It’s a nice city, small enough to walk around, pretty and friendly people. And a castle. Most of my photos are either of the castle, views of the city from the castle or views… Continue reading

Holiday

I have been on holiday! It’s partly been a holiday from work and partly an actual going away holiday. I went to London. Which is more expensive than going for the day (involving hotels and Oyster cards) but means getting to places earlier in the day and being able to go out at night without… Continue reading

Holiday

I have really needed this holiday, as I thought I would. I have discovered that it is actually possible to sleep past 6.30am. Even in a hotel room in an uncomfortable bed (it dipped massively in the middle and getting up to one edge was like mountaineering, only on your side). I have also seen… Continue reading

Digital Revolution

Yesterday I went to London to the Digital Revolution, which is an interactive exhibition. I’d seen it on TV, where they’d gone through the cool bits. What I found when I got there is that they had shown all the cool bits. It was still cool to see in person, though.

Blue post box

Outside the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester is this postbox. It’s interesting for two reasons: it’s blue (they’re usually red) it’s from George V’s reign (they’re usually from Elizabeth II) A search around tells me that it’s blue either because blue was for air mail (although they also had a thing on the… Continue reading

Manchester

I’ve just been up to Manchester for two-thirds of the weekend. I got up early on Saturday to beat the bank holiday/start of half term rush, spent the morning on trains, went round Manchester in the rain in the afternoon, then spent this afternoon on trains, to return to lovely sunshine. And this morning I… Continue reading

Manor Farm

Another weekend, another trip out, this time to Manor Farm, which was the farm they filmed Wartime Farm at. It had a whole load of animals, including some noisy sheep and two ugly turkeys displaying at one of the females, who didn’t pay either of the males any attention at all. I got to stroke… Continue reading