I gave Daniel a haircut today. His hair was annoying him and he's been asking for a haircut for several weeks. I don't think he's going to be a grungy musician when he grows up. Here's the before and after photo. Many months ago I ate an avocado and decided to grow a plant from… Continue reading Haircuts, avocados, allotments, scones, and buying undies
All humans must self-isolate by order of the Daleks
I saw this on Twitter yesterday. I don't know where it was taken but it's obviously somewhere in the UK - the scenery, the sky, the houses, the signs, and the Dalek on the left side of the road all point to somewhere in the UK. https://twitter.com/Jamin2g/status/1246145580402966528 It's school holidays this week and next and… Continue reading All humans must self-isolate by order of the Daleks
Aurora hunting, vegan treats, and made in Scotland
We went aurora hunting last night because every newspaper said we'd see a magnificent light show when a solar storm arrived, supposedly sometime between 6pm and 9pm. But it turned out to be a non-event because there was no aurora. We drove to Dunnottar Castle thinking it would be a good spot because it's away… Continue reading Aurora hunting, vegan treats, and made in Scotland
Is this a scene from a horror film?
In keeping with my earlier proclamation about not giving a rat's arse about what anyone else thinks, behold the uninhibited Rachel looking like a dork and wearing pyjamas. I ate all that green stuff just after the photo was taken. It's produce from my plot at the allotment which is where I went in the… Continue reading Is this a scene from a horror film?
A couple of weeks ago Aberdeen welcomed its very first vegan café, Bonobo, and today I got to check it out. It's the result of a kick-starter campaign which I, along with hundreds of others, donated to. All our names are on the wall inside. The food was delicious and the service, perfect. They have done… Continue reading Bonobo Café