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  • Rampant Inflation (in the Garden)

    The economy may be in decline, but our garden is exploding! This will be a short one, with a longer post to follow. The raised beds are completely bursting with life. The lone survivor courgette plant has started to produce delicious fruit, and is determined to take over the whole area. The pea plants have […]

  • VanMoof-ing Again? (X3 Edition)

    We’ll be starting the family cycle commute from next week, and what do you need for a cycle commute? You guessed it… I have written about my trials and tribulations involving my VanMoof S3 a few times but since the return-to-base repair, it has been dependable. I’ve put 350 miles on the clock (well, the […]

  • Summer Gardening

    The garden continues to flourish in the summer heat, and we’ve managed to survive despite our heat averse bodies. More Garden Action The heat has more than made up for my late start in the garden, and the raised beds are doing amazingly well. The one remaining courgette plant has finally started to produce fruit […]

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  • Day 2…Flooded

    So this morning didn’t exactly have the best start, after sleeping on the floor of the hall of the Jugendhaus (youth centre) and being woken constantly. Our tent still stands thankfully, and should last till the end of the camp. The rain didn’t seem to stop anyone from heading to gamescom today, so the lines […]

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  • On the first day of Gamescom…

    Here I am, stuck in the wifi tent again as it buckets down outside. I couldn’t believe that after such a ridiculously hot day we would get a rain storm this bad. The lightning is pretty cool, but the thought that our tent is on the brink of collapse or flooding is plaguing my mind. […]

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  • Hello Gamescom 2011!

    Yes, the time is finally nigh! I’m sitting in the wifi tent at the Gamescom camp, in sunny rainy Cologne, Germany waiting for the general public opening tomorrow. Hopefully the weather will improve for the rest of the weekend as my tent (shared with Alan, my brother) is not built for any inclement weather whatsoever. It […]

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