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The Barber of Seville 2011/10/28

Posted by Daddy Dave in fun, Music, nights out, Reviews.
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[The Barber of Seville poster Scottish Opera]Last night, Mummy Ruth and I went to see The Barber of Seville at the Theatre Royal, although I guess as it was sung in Italian (despite being set in Spain), it ought to have been called Il barbiere di Siviglia, but anyway.

Now, it has to be said that I saw The Barber of Seville done in Glasgow way back in the early 1990s, and was blown away.  It set (more…)

Protected: Mallorca 2011/10/24

Posted by Mummy Ruth in Family, Reviews.
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Ride Letter Day 2011/10/10

Posted by Mummy Ruth in Family, fun, Kids, real life, Reviews.
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Sunday was a Red Letter Day for us.  It was the day that DP learned to ride his bicycle without stabilisers. Yes! now all the family can ride bikes.

What we did was remove his pedals along with the stabilisers.  This gave him a “balance bike”. To be frank, purpose built balance bikes are a con when you think about it. (more…)

Murder? 2011/10/06

Posted by Mummy Ruth in Friends, Musings.
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Colin NorrisOnce again, loads of people have been getting in touch.  This time it is because the BBC ran a program about convicted serial killer Colin Norris.

They showed some old footage of “The Boyfriend” that had my sister, Joobes, and Colin Norris on stage.  We went to school with Colin.  When I heard that he was convicted of being a serial killer, I was very surprised. (more…)

Inverse Fame 2011/10/03

Posted by Daddy Dave in Family, Music, Musings, real life.
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[Picture of an MTV logo]What a laugh – people have been getting in touch about Ruth playing guitar on MTV.  It was only a few seconds, but it is surprising how many people have seen it and got in touch. (more…)