Monthly Archives: March 2008

Memory Lane

I’m amazed at how quickly children forget things – things we used to do every day. The other day Hannah asked me what my full name was. I told her. And then I thought of something. “Don’t you remember the … Continue reading

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That Condor Moment…

In which Formerly Blog Fodder gets very cross, following attempts to cross the Channel in high winds and rough seas, eager to reach the welcoming arms of his family. Do you remember those TV ads featuring “That Condor Moment”? The … Continue reading

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Trouble at sea

Do those cars look safe to you? We’re booked onto this ferry, for an Easter weekend en France. We booked for Thursday evening, straight from work. But I got a call yesterday – from HD Ferries. Having been out of … Continue reading

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Tom Tom Club

In which Formerly Blog Fodder gets lost… Father Christmas was very kind to me last year. He brought me the boys’ toy par excellence – a sat-nav. The little box of tricks guides you on your way with unerring accuracy, … Continue reading

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The Iron-ing Man

Another housebound ramble from Formerly Blog Fodder… I don’t know what the Latin for ironing board is, but the Romans must have had them, because whenever you see Charlton Heston in a toga, he’s immaculately turned out. Presumably they never … Continue reading

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Scouting for Dads

In which Formerly Blog Fodder goes misty-eyed at the thought of all those camp-burnt baked beans and random badges. Ben’s on his way to the moon! Well, it seems he’s improved his chances of getting there because he’s just joined … Continue reading

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