Sunday, June 26, 2011

There is another Skywalker

On Friday morning I became an Uncle, courtesy of my brother, Dave, and sister-in-law, Esther (who did most of the work, to be fair!). Joy Lindsey Matthias arrived on a Friday at about 6 in the morning (same as her Uncle, so she's obviously going to be awesome).

We had a whirlwind trip up to Shrewsbury yesterday to meet her. As you can see from the pic, she treated me the same way the rest of the family treat me - by yawning very loudly as I was talking to her. So, it looks like she will fit in nicely.

Friday, June 24, 2011

This would make a nice postcard

Of course, everyone emails today. So you need a computer. And that means making sure you have enough RAM.

Moving on from bad puns... Cathy exploring the white sands of Morar

Thursday, June 23, 2011


Went karaoke with our book group tonight. Great fun. Birdhouse in your Soul is a much faster song to sing than I or Cathy realised.

Singing in front of your friends is quite a brave thing to do. Mind you it's also quite brave to go hear your friends sing. Two of those present tonight had already witnessed this:

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Yes, that is a pine marten licking peanut butter off our cottage window

One of the benefits of staying in a remote Scottish valley accessible only by driving over a mountain. (Pine martens go nuts for peanut butter.)