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Showing posts from July, 2017

Time going quickly

I can't believe it's almost August already. The summer holidays have started and we're off to the Isle of Wight next week!

Last Friday was the last day of term for Nicky and Kitty. They both had excellent school reports and we had some of their Christmas money left over, so we bought a trampoline for the garden. We got it set up before they came home on Friday so it was a nice surprise for them!

So holiday next week and I have nothing ready - I've got to sort out some clothes and make sure they still fit! I'm stuck between sizes at the moment, M is a little too small whilst L is too large, I'm determined to get back to my pre-hernia weight so I'm trying not to buy clothes until then. I've managed a few bike rides recently and hopefully I can get fit again without getting injured!

Not much else to write about, other than the progress of 'Project Riker'. I've not shaved since Glastonbury and am almost looking respectable, rather than simply to…

Glastonbury and the Red Bull Soapbox Race

It's been yet another busy month so haven't had time to write everything down. Glastonbury was great, the first day was sweltering and we spent most of it looking for shade, so didn't explore as much as we normally would. Luckily they let us go to the front of the queue to get in so that the kids would avoid being in the sun too long, which I was exceedingly thankful for! 
My festival highlights would include Foo Fighters, Mik Artistik's Ego Trip, Chic with Nile Rodgers and Liam Gallagher. Lowlights would include Ed Sheeran and Radiohead. Radiohead in particular was disappointing because of the crowd - I couldn't hear the songs over people talking, no matter how near the front I got, so I left before the encore. I heard Creep on the way back to the caravan so I've heard it twice out of the three times I've seen them! I've setup an album of photos which can be seen here. Last weekend we went to Alexandra Palace to see the Red Bull Soapbox Race. There we…