Life in a nutshell, 'cos it's better if you're nuts!

A collection of random thoughts, adventures, happenings and general goings on in the Gardner Family.
Silverstone

Silverstone

A day of fast cars, unhealthy food and no working.

Thrapston Crapston

Thrapston Crapston

My initial enthusiasm was beaten into a bloody pulp of despair by the endless treks through neck-high nettles.

Langdale Pikes

Langdale Pikes

Don’t tell them your name Pike ! Langdale has several Pikes, but none of them are gangly teenagers from Dad’s Army.

Cat Bells

Cat Bells

Cat Bells is nothing to do with campanological felines. It’s a mountain. Near Keswick. And we climbed it.

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

That weird day of each year when both kids have their birthday. Denise and Dave came over to see us.

Ullswater

Ullswater

We were visited by Dennis and Linda, and spent the day in relatively cool weather boating around Ullswater.

Climbing Skiddaw

Climbing Skiddaw

Kas had always wanted to climb Skiddaw as a kid but never quite made it. Job done !

The Drive Up

The Drive Up

Our first day was mainly spent driving up from Liverpool. We did walk up one hill though.