We visited Hengistbury Head via the ferry from Mudeford quay yesterday. A beautiful spot in Dorset, UK.
Well specifically a black headed gull and herring gulls. I could watch seabirds flying all day.
I think I’ve cracked it, how to have peaceful shopping trips with children.
- Have peaceful obedient children who don’t run off or argue
- Wait till they are older and more sensible
Ok ok, so 1. is but a dream and whilst we’re now part way to 2., after some increasingly successful shopping trips I feel moved to share these ideas. Continue reading “How to have peaceful shopping trips with children”
At last I got out for the first race of the season last night. The wind was very light but I still managed to get the kite up and came a respectable 4th in the handicap fleet. Considering I completely messed the start up being last over the line, made a few mistakes and that I’m pretty new to the boat, I’m happy with that.
I always do a mental post race analysis and it’s good to know where mistakes were made, plus there are plenty of things I need to practise such as roll tacks, tacking generally, starts and kite handling. There are a few tweaks incoming on the boat too.
I’m really liking the vareo and it having a kite means much more fun even in such light winds, downwind legs are fun too. I can’t wait for the next one and more wind.
I work at Automattic on the WordPress.com VIP team and in February 2017 some of us travelled to São Paulo to visit our client, Abril. The whole week was a great experience, not just to see colleagues, visit the fine folks at Abril and all work together, but also to see a bit of São Paulo.
My first impressions of São Paulo were its vastness, traffic problems and heat. The skyscrapers seem truly endless and it appears to me that in the same way life in Brazil’s rainforests is in the vertical, so too is life in the vertical in the city. Continue reading “São Paulo”
We went to the very wonderful Arne RSPB reserve today and I got this super fluky shot today on my phone. Mental note, take a decent camera on trips.