We don’t do Halloween!

Beware. This blog update might cause a slight ripple among readers and I do apologise if I come across like a miserable middle-class snob (which I’m not, by the way, at least I only pretend to be middle class) and I don’t wish to offend my marvellous American readers as I am aware after watching more…

 

Carcassonne – a family of budding town planners

Once a month, the marvellous people at the Board Game Blogger’s Club send our family a new game to play and review. This month, it’s the turn of landscape building game Carcassonne. So, first things first. How do you pronounce Carcassonne? We each had a guess, ranging from “Car-crash-ownie” from Lyall, “Car-sass-son” from Dad, a kind more…

 

A humongous timeline

It’s four weeks into the seven week long (long being the key word there) Summer school holiday. As I’ve probably mentioned before, holiday clubs are an enormous rip-off, not to mention that the boys would cause an actual mutiny against the unwitting supervisors. So, we decided a home-holiday would be better, with me (Daddy) working on more…