Junior Ikea carpenter

I’ve joked for years about being an Ikea carpenter. Part of this is of course because Philip is an award-winning carpenter. My talent seems to lie in assembling, not creating. Philip’s talent in this area seems endless… Jason and I are somewhere on the other end of the spectrum. Which is strange when you think…

Do you ever wonder what you look like?

I don’t mean the title to suggest you have never looked in a mirror.  But have you ever wondered what you look like to others, how they might draw you? This is how I look to our eldest granddaughter Rachel.  She drew this over Christmas as part of my birthday card. She’ll never know how…

Seven years difference

Rachel is the first of our grandchildren. We love all six of course and have lots of good pictures and videos of them all. I thought it would be nice to see Rachel in contrast to seven years ago when she had just learned to walk – so the first video is here on a…