17 Jul 19
Running out of Steam

This is part 2 of 4 from my two week trip to Norway by train. You can find the first part here. AUTHORS NOTE: Parts 2 & 3 of this trip are a family holiday with my parents and two brothers, and therefore are a little different to my normal writing. I have edited it […]

16 Jul 19
Alex's Blog (still Crazy, still Stupid)...

Over 50 years ago, there were two not so little chaps called Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin. And they lived and worked together in a disused cow shed in rural Kent, making some of the most iconic and well loved British children’s television series for several generations. Smallfilms is one of the most widely recognised […]

14 Jul 19
Lancaster Fun Palace

Hi, I am Stuart and am currently the Chairman of the Friends of Lancaster Library. The Friends alongside Lancaster library staff and the Fun Palace organisers have been involved in Lancaster Fun Palace for the past six years. In this time it has grown from our first uncertain steps into very popular annual event. I […]

13 Jul 19

Best way to see SF Bay area is from the Plane’s wing

12 Jul 19
Making things work

50 years since the first man on the moon, 20 July 1969. Time to get yourself in front of a screening of, ‘The Dish’. An iconic Australian film covering the Apollo 11 mission, albeit in country NSW. A little bit older and a little bit bigger than Parkes radio telescope is Jodrell Bank, which has […]

10 Jul 19

Meccano Junior emmerDeze set helpt kinderen om hun motorische vaardigheden te ontwikkelen, terwijl ze 10 verschillende modellen kunnen bouwen, waaronder een boot, een robot, een helikopter en een vliegtuig. Ze kunnen alle 10 modellen helemaal zelf bouwen! In de set zitten 150 onderdelen en 2 stuks echt gereedschap die makkelijk in de emmer kunnen worden […]

09 Jul 19
Snapshots of strength & moments of madness

Walking downhill from the charming Grand Hotel de Montenvers it is obvious that climate change and glacial shrinkage abound. Desolate great boulders crumble and slip from peaks and the eeriness of sliding rocks with grey moodiness reinforce the visual setting for the gothic horror novel, Frankenstein. Where I am now standing, is what the young […]