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Tuesday 26 August 2008

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Thursday 31 July 2008

Connor lost a tooth. The Tooth Fairy wrote.

Connor lost his first his tooth on Monday. No warning, no weeks of wobbly tooth, it just fell out. So the Tooth Fairy came and left him £1. She wrote him a letter too....

Sunday 29 June 2008

Delivery of Fail

delivery of fail Originally uploaded by Doc Rogers blog 02...

Saturday 14 June 2008

Strictley no ball games

Sunday 1 June 2008


I'm sure I'm not the only one that could sit and watch a good bonfire for hours at a time. The shapes and movement of the flames are fascinating, almost hypnotic. I took some photos and some video. Full set...

Sunday 11 May 2008

Connor's Second Joke of the Week

Sunday 4 May 2008

Family Fotos

A few sets of photos from the last 12 months. Just before Christmas, Chloe took James and Connor and their cousins down to Chasewater to see Santa. In April, James was 8. He asked to go to a Mexican restaurant...

Thursday 1 May 2008

Connor's Joke of the Week

Connor's 5. It's that age when children start to tell jokes. They don't understand them, just tell them. Connor's favourite recently went: "Knock Knock" "Who's there?" "Banana" "Banana who?" "Banana [insert random word]" Follow with gales of over the...

Sunday 5 November 2006

Ghost Town

Taken by Chloe...

Monday 4 September 2006


I found a CD full of old photos over the weekend and I've uploaded a selection of them to Flickr. This was always one of favourite photos of James. An old photo of my family at the first Christmas after...

Friday 1 September 2006


See it on black background....

PJ is Gay

This will mean more to my offline mates than regular blog readers. I spotted this in the local park earlier this year. Made me chuckle. But it probably means nothing to you....

Thursday 27 April 2006

West MIdlands Safari Park

We (all 5 of us) went to West Midlands Safari Park a couple of weeks ago with some friends. There are some photos on flickr. My favourites are: This close up of a White Tiger. This lesser spotted Arctic Wallaby....

Sunday 23 April 2006

Photos from My Sister's Wedding

The eldest of my two younger sisters got married a fortnight ago. The day was a superb celebration but I drank far, far too much. I managed to avoid making a pillock of myself on the evening but was incredibly...

Wednesday 22 March 2006

Valentines Present

We're working on a budget this year. So this is the valentines present that I received from Sharon last month. Technorati Tags: lego...

Thursday 19 January 2006

The Junior Godfather

Never, ever upset the Junior Godfather, or you could wake up with a hobby horse's head in your bed next to you....

Monday 12 September 2005

The Shirley Temple

According to the BBC, The Screen Actors Guild is about to present Shirley Temple a lifetime award. Just down the road from work is an area of Solihull called Shirley. On the High Street in Shirley is an Indian Restaurant....

Intelligent Graffiti

When I bought my first cameraphone I thought it would be useful not for sending MMS messages (especially not at 50p a pop) but because it would mean that I always had a camera on me to photograph those things...

Sunday 11 September 2005

A Weekend in Northern Ireland

Sharon & I spent this weekend in Derry, Londonderry in Northern Ireland. We were there to attend the wedding of my cousin. We travelled over with my youngest sister, Sarah, her 2 girls, Louise, my other sister and her finance...

Tuesday 2 August 2005

Shight Freight

shightfreight2,originally uploaded by theaardvark.Somebody clearly wasn't too happy about the service they received from UK courier / parcel delivery company Nightfreight. I took this on my camera phone whilst trying to drive so please excuse the shighty quality.......

Wednesday 6 July 2005

Conkers in The National Forest

Weekend before last, we took the kids to Conkers for the day with our friends Alan & Emma. Muchos fun was had by all. Piccies are up on Flickr....

Sunday 12 June 2005

MMS Humour

After a hard day on the golf course, the last hole seemed very short. Even the trees on the mini golf course seemed a little too "mini". Mr Proper - Proper Pickin's Stop yanking my chain....

Monday 9 May 2005

A Few Fotos from Today

This Flickr thing is quite good to be honest....

Tuesday 3 May 2005

Photo Booth

When we were shopping on Monday, Connor legged it and hid in a photo booth. He wanted to know what it did so I took a photo of us both. Of course, we had to do the same for Sharon...

Saturday 27 November 2004

My Little Geezer

Isn't he just the cutest. Takes after his dad you know....

Sunday 10 October 2004

Random Phone Cam Pictures

I decided to clear a load of pictures off my phone this week and uploaded them to the PC. Just for the hell of it, I put some of them in an online gallery. Here's a random selection....

Wednesday 9 June 2004

What I did on my holidays

If a picture is worth a thousand words, the following is my 6,000 word essay on "stuff wot i did last week". At the moment I don't have time to write actual words. Click for biggies. Sharon was there too,...

Tuesday 17 June 2003

I'm dreaming of a white June

The road outside my office is lined by trees. Trees on both sides and in the wide central grass area. Several of those trees seem to produce copious amounts fluff. I've seen dandelion seeds and the fluff from willow trees...

Tuesday 18 February 2003

Because I want to

...and after all, isn't that what this little corner of the interweb highway is for? These photos probably have very little technical merit and probably little interest to anyone except me, but I like them....

Wednesday 15 January 2003

Still having fun with photos

Free photo messaging means its cheaper for Sharon & I to take little piccies and send them to each other than it is to phone to say "I love you". And we like to do that a lot. So the...

Friday 10 January 2003

Picture Messaging

The novelty of photo messaging still hasn't worn off yet. And it's still free. Hover over the photos below to see details of the message it was sent with....

Thursday 9 January 2003

Just because

Just because. I love having a camera attached to my phone. I can take pictures at any time and send them to my wife. Until the free offer ends and its costs, like, 50p a time or something....

Wednesday 8 January 2003

Media Savvy

Sharon and I got phones with photo messaging recently. Mine came before NYE and Sharon's arrived today. Today I sent her: And as a reply I got shown what was waiting for me when I got home: Whilst Orange continues...

Friday 12 July 2002

Even a 3 year old could do it...

This morning I gave James, my 3 year old son, my SiPix Stylecam Blink. He brought it back 10 minutes later with a few pictures on it. The thumbnails link to a rather basic gallery I quickly set up this...

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