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.
All Aboard the Gigabus

All Aboard the Gigabus

Simply Paul had done a mighty fine job of organising a bus tour from Milton Keynes down to the first ever Giga Event in Munich.

Munich Giga Event

Munich Giga Event

A long weekend travelling with Ami by bus to a geocaching giga event in Munich.

Birthday Bash Trois

Birthday Bash Trois

Hmm ! The problem with writing blog posts retrospectively is that if the day in question was a long time ago, there’s a possibility I can’t remember it at all.

Coming Home

Coming Home

We began the final day of our holiday in Ghent, somehow expecting it to be like Bruges. It isn’t.
So we went to Dunkirk instead. Dunkirk is also nothing like Bruges, but at least it has seaside.

Atomic !

Atomic !

Rather than mooching around in Holland we decided we’d take the girls to see Brussels’ best known landmark. I’d never been there on a sunny day in the summer.

The Grevelingenmeer

The Grevelingenmeer

A boat trip around a lake created when the Brouwersdam was built in the 70’s and 80’s, followed by a short drive to gain a different perspective on the same lake.

Old Trams

Old Trams

A morning out at an enthusiasts museum of the Rotterdam Tram Company, followed by an afternoon of geocaching around Ouddorp.

On Yer Bike

On Yer Bike

Well if you’re staying at Center Parcs and you’re in Holland, it’s practically mandatory to hire some bikes and go exploring the Dutch countryside.