As I munch on the last mince pie from the box I find myself looking back over the past week to reflect on Christmas 2013 in the geek household. And a very pleasant one it’s been too. For me, the essence of Christmas is home and family, pure and simple. It’s about the build up, […]
On Friday night I was in London at the very posh Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington for the very glitzy ceremony to announce the winners of the 2013 MAD Blog Awards. I was one of five bloggers shortlisted in the “Most Innovative” category, thanks to all of your nominations and votes. When I started planning my trip […]
After telling you about all the significant “firsts” we managed, today I’m bringing you part 2 in my series of posts about what we did during the summer holiday by talking about a couple of celebrations that happened over the six weeks the geekdaughter was off school. At the start of the holiday was my […]
Well, that’s it. The long summer holiday I’d been so apprehensive about is over, and the geekdaughter is back at school. We had never really known how we were going to cope with no school for 6 weeks – we are lucky in a way that the geekdaddy works from home and can have some […]
As a Center Parcs Blogger family for 2013 we recently got to enjoy a mini break at the Center Parcs village of our choice. We could only take that break during term time, and as the geekdaughter is now in school this meant for us that we had to go for a weekend. A usual […]
Last week the entire geek family enjoyed a lovely holiday in the South of France. Seven glorious days of sun, sea and sand whilst staying near some friends of ours who live over there. Hopefully I’ll write some more about the actual holiday in another blog post, when I’ve had the chance to process some […]
I hope however you are celebrating you have a peaceful and happy holidays.
The sharp-eyed amongst you might have noticed this shiny new badge appear in my sidebar recently. I am delighted to be able to announce that I have been selected to join the Center Parcs blogger family for 2012/13. I achieved this by winning a Tots100 competition where we were asked to create a Pinterest mood […]