Archive for March, 2011

The weekend before last saw Mrs Weir and I, (and our favourite nephew), travel to mainland Europe to sample the delights provided by a certain Mr Walt Disney. I suppose suggesting that a visit to Disneyland is an odd experience is perhaps missing the point – although given my lack of love of crowds, confined spaces and high […]


The latest charity shop purchase from a few days ago was this wonderful board game from Waddington’s. And hidden deep in the box was a compliment slip stating : “After the excitement and thrills of this game, why not a quiet game of cards – Bridge, Solo, Whist, Rummy, or any one of the many […]