Monthly Archives: August 2008

Uffington Show

Uffington show is a true country show here in the UK.  The only thing I missed out on was the large vegetable competition… but I’m told the Thame show has this highlight (later in September – i’ll keep you posted). … Continue reading

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The land Downunder

The trip to Australia was for Kate’s sister’s wedding.  It was a great day, lovely venue and happy people!  Shaun and Em were fortunate that it didn’t rain, but then again it is Australia… Kate went shopping with the “Swift … Continue reading

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Trips around Oxford

Following Battle, Tom and I meandered back to Oxford. From there we made a few day trips out and about. Notably we made it to Winchester – the former capital of England (during King Alfred’s time). Winchester is a great … Continue reading

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Travels with Tom

Tom landed on our door step in early July for some travelling. I had planned to have internet up by his arrival to make planning etc of some travelling easier. But alas, that was not to be (read previous post). … Continue reading

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Aussies have taste…

The mega coffee giant Starbucks puts their tail between their legs and heads back to Seattle. Yay! Aussies want real coffee, not double decaff frappicino crap!

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We have internet

I know that most houses in developed nations have internet, but if you have had to listen to my diatribe about the trouble that I’ve had getting our new flat connected, you’ll know where I’m coming from.  It has taken … Continue reading

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