Photo of the day – 123

Presto chocolate cake A bank holiday Monday, and so Jake had the day off college. He and Hannah decided to make the best of it by getting into the kitchen for a spot of baking – and between them, they made a very good chocolate...

Photo of the day – 122

Finally got a chance today to listen to some of that rare 70s Hungarian jazz-funk vinyl I picked up last week in Budapest. This one’s on the state-owned record label Pepita and it’s by the Debrecen Jazz Group. Fender Rhodes, electric violin and really...

Photo of the day – 121

Say hello to my little friend Picnic in the park this afternoon. I may have dropped some peanuts. This guy got pretty close as a result. He may actually have eaten his entire bodyweight in peanuts, and was struggling to run away when a small child came running after...

Photo of the day – 120

Henry goes in for a checkup Henry’s a few weeks old now, and there are a few things that needed a tweak. He’d forgotten how to go into first gear, and his handlebars had come a bit loose – so after work, I popped down to the bike shop and they very...

Photo of the day – 119

We did a spot of househunting today. Yep – still looking. This one was nice, but not right. Our non-negotiables are: 3 double bedrooms (or more if possible, actually), double glazing, gas central heating (with a decent, reliable boiler) good shower (not...