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.
Devil’s Dyke

Devil’s Dyke

We didn’t see the devil himself, but he left a very big hole in the ground last time he was here.

Hampton Court

Hampton Court

I’m Hen-er-ry the Eighth I am, I am, I’m Hen-er-ry the Eighth I am. Making a family weekend out of the original parkrun.

Weston Underwood

Weston Underwood

Oh go on then! One more day of geocaching before getting the new calendar out.

Stowe

Stowe

Mooching around our favourite National Trust property, as a bit of light exercise after the excesses of Christmas Day.

Derwent Water

Derwent Water

A bit of driving and a bit of walking on the flat. Oh, and some cake. Light relief after the previous day.

Langdale

Langdale

Walking up some big hills on a fantastic day in November. You could see for miles and miles.

Driving Up

Driving Up

Driving the Porsches. Well, not me, obviously. I wouldn’t want to, and the boys won’t let me.

Lads in the Lakes

Lads in the Lakes

Fast cars, big hills, and beer. What could be better? Even the weather was unusually good for November.

Tour de Haddon

Tour de Haddon

A fairly significant day of caching round an area I now know like the back of my hand.

Winter Geolympix

Winter Geolympix

The latest of Simply Paul’s mega events in a familiar location, but at an unfamiliar time of year.

Fencing

Fencing

An Englishman’s home is his castle, and mine needed some new ramparts.

Souldrop Revival

Souldrop Revival

A quick dash around the village of Souldrop and a case of déjà vu all over again