Miscellaneous

The big drive west

Just thought I’d leave a little note to whoever reads my blog that I’m not going to be around for a few days. I’m driving home for Christmas, as Chris Rhea once famously sang, and should hopefully be back on 1st Jan. So don’t expect me to be updating my Read more…

By Matthew, ago
Miscellaneous

Frozen frog, anyone?

I’ve just been out in the garden, because I noticed that there was some ice on our pond. I knew the temperature was supposed to be somewhere in the minus figures last night, but I didn’t expect the ice to still be there! Still, I got a bit of garden Read more…

By Matthew, ago
Miscellaneous

Getting into the film industry

I produced my first DVD today. I’m very pleased with the results so far, despite a small problem with the navigation in the added extras section. For those who don’t know (or haven’t read my previous blog post), I’ve been composing music for Anne-Marie’s Christmas play, The Birth Of The Read more…

By Matthew, ago
Miscellaneous

Getting Christmassy

It’s all getting very exciting here in Wiv. Today Esther came home from town with a few nice festive goodies, namely a Christmas tree and some trimmings! Amazingly she got the lot for under £20, which is far less than I’d seen anything at either Tesco or B&Q (no Tesco Read more…

By Matthew, ago
Minis

Minis with big futures

I went to a Colchester Mini Club meeting last night! It was soooooo much fun! They meet up at a pub in Fordham Heath, and there were about 12-14 of us there last night, all talking about Minis for two and half hours! I’ve not had that sort of conversation Read more…

By Matthew, ago
Minis

Man or mouse?

Neddy has a severe case of the squeaks. The fan belt has been slipping for a while now, but just lately it has got really bad. I did go to Halfords to try and get a replacement, but they said they’d have to order one in. Although to be honest, Read more…

By Matthew, ago
Miscellaneous

A partridge in a pear tree

Well, it’s the first day of December today, just in case any of you hadn’t already noticed. That’s another month gone by without me really noticing! Thankfully I’ve been fairly busy today so I haven’t had much time to dwell on it. I’ve been busy at work on various web Read more…

By Matthew, ago