Took Pip for a 7 mile walk around Brecon Beacons today. This reservoir is remarkably quiet & unspoilt compared with the lakes or even the more popular routes in Brecon.
Spent the day at OU offices in Camden doing training for FutureLearn. It’s been years since I’ve been to Kings Cross. It used to be tired, dirty and smelt of wee – but it’s all shiny and modern now.
Pip likes to sleep under my desk when I’m working. Can I bring her into the office do you think?
Took dogs for a walk along the coastal path by Rest bay today. Good work on having a Coastal Path Wales!
This is Whitchurch library which we joined today. There’s a mildly interesting tale as to how we came to be here.
I watched Schindler’s List with my daughter the other day, and afterwards I was telling her about visiting Auschwitz. I was explaining about the Arbeit Macht Frei slogan over the gates. This must have logged in my head as the next day I was singing the opening lines of the Manics’ Design for Life:
Libraries gave us power/then work came and made us free
This in turn must have stuck in my daughter’s head as later she asked if we could join our library, as she wanted to get Kennealey’s Schindler’s Ark.
So here we are – Spielberg to Whitchurch library via the Manics.
Dog checks out Caerphilly below, thinking ‘I own you’
Pip up Craig Yr Allt, surveying the landscape
Made a marble cake with daughter today – she decorated it
I am in San Diego for a few days for the Hewlett Grantees meeting, looking at OERs. I managed to run today in shorts for the first time this year as it’s a pleasant 20C here.
Dogs enjoying lying in some rare sunshine by the back door. The little one loves the big one, but I’m not sure her affection is reciprocated.