Alton Towers… Again

You are all probably very well aware that I love Alton Towers. It’s one of my favourite places to visit and I often travel every few weeks (season pass… aaah). Unfortunately on this visit I misjudged the school holidays and Gaz and I ended up in a theme park full of brats! (admittedly, most ofContinue reading “Alton Towers… Again”

A bloody hefty weekend!

Again a hefty weekend. It all started on Thursday when I did my talk for the Astronomy Club. It was called “Take it to the bridge” and was all about movie and game fictional space craft and if their technology could work. Friday was a long day of fixed wire electrical testing. A seven boardContinue reading “A bloody hefty weekend!”

Back to the Towers

Another trip to Alton Towers yesterday. A brilliant day, although the weather didn’t hold very well and broke as rain in the afternoon. Queues were much shorter than the ones in March when we were here last. My birthday present from Mike and Endora was spent on a season photo pass hence me not takingContinue reading “Back to the Towers”

Leather to a wedding?

I was asked a few days ago if, should the right time and place arise, would I wear leather to a wedding? Well I can tell you, it’s arisen thrice already! Well twice… The third involved latex! Both events were in 2009, the first I wore leather jeans with a leather jacket… Adam, a friend,Continue reading “Leather to a wedding?”