The Cooper family is proud and excited to announce the arrival of a new baby girl, Kathryn (Katie for short), who was delivered on Friday afternoon.
She is very, very red, but very, very pretty – a sister for three-year-old Lara. Mum and baby are doing well; dad’s wallet . . . not so much.
Oh, the weight? 8 07lbs.
No, not 8lbs 7oz, eight hundred and seven pounds, wet weight.
Yes, you read that right. This is not your average bundle of joy: she sleeps through the night, never cries or complains and only needs feeding every 220 miles or so. Continue reading
Two weeks after chopping in the bikes against a nice, sensible car* and my husband was getting twitchy.
By March, the days were getting longer, the sun was coming out… you can tell where this is going. He wanted another bike. The “garage vacuum” was pulling *hard*.
So he’s bought a BMW F800GS. Not the big Ewan-and-Charley one, but its baby brother. Tall, aggressively-beaked, looks from the front like Sir Patrick “The Sky at Night” Moore with his monocle: Continue reading