We spent today on Perranporth Beach with the lovely H family. The Hs live about five miles from us so, of course we travel several hundred miles to spend a day with them, but there you go. We filled the day with lots of games – here’s a sample. Burying the child – apparently […]
“Eeeew. They did what? Up their bums?” I was explaining to the boys what an enema is and why one might be the difference between life and death. We were in the National Maritime Museum at Falmouth beside the actual boat the Robertson family were rescued from after 38 days adrift with no food […]
Andy Murray, that it. An excellent game and a well deserved victory. I’d rather like it if we could now park that tedious “he’s a Scot if he loses and a Brit if he wins” nonsense. The chap from Dunblane has secured his place on a world stage – far above such small notions. By […]
Heligan was especially lovely on a blazing hot day, cool beneath the trees. Ice cream of the day: cherry sorbet in Charlestown.
It was tense. Andy wasn’t happy with the decision to shut the roof, just when he seemed to have a firm grip on the semi final game.We decided to fill the mysterious 20 minutes by trotting down to the harbour to feed the ducks. Of course we were thinking about a stale treat for the […]