Welsh Hike

view from sugar loaf

dry stone wall


A super duper camp-and-hike in the Welsh Hills with Martin, Martin, David & Elsie.

welsh ponies

And some ponies.

trig point

We totalled 28k horizontal and 1.06k vertical. Pausing at the trig point on Sugar Loaf…

sugar loaf mountain

…to watch an incoming squall soak the tourists.

brew time

Tea half way round was only surpassed…

storm kettle

…by amazing storm kettle powered tea back at camp.
Followed by some beer.

Great w’end. Thanks Guys.

Wedding of the year

Sarah and Noel

A fantastic day celebrating with Sarah and Noel, first at St Mary’s Parish Church, Hampton

St Marys University College

and at St Mary’s University College afterwards.

Getting into trouble

…where the garden art was extremely realistic.

Thames Barge

thames barge

On the River Thames along which I’ve been known to wonder in the general direction of the office.

Away in Devon with the Cousins



Beautiful A & F (with help from Granny) hosted our away weekend in Devon

Rope Swing

with excursions to River Dart Country Park
(where it was Max H, but not the Max H, that we spied)

Budleigh Salterton

and Budleigh Salterton.

finn stone throwing technique

harvey stone throwing technique

The boys mastered their stone throwing techniques…

Furry Friend

…and Ewok got into all sorts of places that he probably shouldn’t have been.