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.
Panollama

Panollama

Open the photo gallery >> Well - panorama, but with [[llamas]], and other llama related puns. "What the actual? What is he on about now ?" I hear you ask. Allow me to explain, in my usual not-entirely-direct style. We all got up reasonably early. Kas had her...

Grotty

Grotty

Open the photo gallery >> The weather forecast for today had been looking, errm, challenging, pretty much since we arrived, so we thought it might be a good idea to plan to do something that wouldn't really be affected by the state of the weather. At some point...

Zippy

Zippy

Open the photo gallery >> So after a day of not very much we were in the mood for a bit of doing "something" - doing more than sitting around and feeling tired. The weather still wasn't great, but it was tolerable in that it wasn't rainy and it wasn't...

Let Luz

Let Luz

Open the photo gallery >> To be honest, it feels a bit early in the holiday to be writing the traditional "not a lot happened" post, but it was that kind of a day. Most of us didn't do much, and what we did do wasn't done with a great deal of enthusiasm. The day...

Head for the Hills

Head for the Hills

Open the photo gallery >> A fairly normal way for us to spend a Saturday morning is by doing a parkrun. In general terms, France is a bit desolate on that front, however [[Bordeaux]] is one of the few places that has one nearby. The one in question is Les...

Bored ? Oh!

Bored ? Oh!

Open the photo gallery >> So, technically speaking, this post covers two days rather than one, but seeing as the majority of both days was spent sitting in the car on various motorways, it seems a bit pointless doing two separate posts. So this was what we did...

The French Connection

The French Connection

The French Connection is an account of our 16 day family holiday of 2019, during which we drove to the very bottom of France and back.

Aberdeenshire Mega

Aberdeenshire Mega

A long car journey up to Aberdeen, with a bit of geocaching thrown in for good measure.