Tag Archives: Jersey

The B Word

It’s hard to tell whether this is a Jersey thing, or an age thing – the children’s age, not mine. The other day, Hannah, who’s just 7, was telling me what she’d been doing while playing outside with her friends. … Continue reading

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Same but different

Before we moved, Ben said – “I’ll make just the same mess in Jersey.” And Hannah said – “I thought I’d live in Plymouth all my life and now I’m being cut out of it.” Well, both are partly right. … Continue reading

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Going, going, oh dear…

In which Blog Fodder buys useless tat… at least it was cheap. One of the great things about spending the day at home is all those antique programmes you get to watch – Flog It, Bargain Hunt etc. If only … 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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