Archive for July, 2007

Heading for home plate

Monday, July 30th, 2007

That’s Charlie running the bases and standing in front of the D-Backs’ dugout at Chase Field after Sunday’s Diamondbacks vs Braves game. He touched them all and Dad got to go down on the field too – although I was too busy taking pictures to notice where I was! Wonder if any scouts were watching? [...]

We’re scanning, baby!

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

Our crappy old HP printer packed it in this morning while I was trying to print out all of our travel documents. So it was down to PC World to get a replacement. Technology has moved a long way and prices have come down considerably, so I got a printer/scanner/copier, a Canon MP180, for less [...]

Le Tour de France comes to England

Sunday, July 8th, 2007

The first stage of this year’s Tour de France passed through nearby Tonbridge so we hopped on a train and got a very close look at the race. Here the peloton climbs a Quarry Hill Road going out of Tonbridge. I managed to find a good spot on the hill, where there were no barricades. [...]