Monthly Archives: August 2008

12seconds.TV and a challenge!

On checking Twitter this morning, I saw that Doug @dajbelshaw was trying out something new – called 12seconds.TV. I’m a nosey soul so when he offered invites, I was there like a shot. Doug was kind enough to send me an invite so off I went to discover more. It’s one of those ‘does what […]

I love my MacBook!

Both my boys wanted to play on the computer this morning at the same time on different things – 9 year old is a fan of Fizzy.com and was playing Swords and Sandals 3 (about Roman gladiators apparently) whilst 6 year old was eager to visit Cbeebies and BABW. Eldest had grabbed the house PC […]

Mi mascota virtual.

Thought it was about time I adopted a pet for my blog. There were no cows available at the Virtual Pet Shop unfortunately – anyhow, Angus would get jealous, wouldn’t he @mrmackenzie? So, in honour of my friend, The Countess of Devon, here’s my new pet who will henceforth live in my sidebar. adopt your […]

Noticias Locas.

One of my Google Reader / Feedly subscriptions is to a site called Noticias Locas which offers ‘Noticias curiosas, insólitas, raras …. pero rigurosamente ciertas‘, a bit like a site that catalogues ‘And finally…’ news items in Spanish. I thought I’d share with you one that tickled me! You can search here by title – […]

Olympic success for Spain

Whilst I’ve been getting overexcited about the exceptional performances of Team GB in the rowing, cycling, swimming and sailing – not to mention the gymnastics yesterday – Spain has been enjoying success too. Yesterday saw Rafa Nadal win gold in the men’s tennis singles, beating Fernando González of Chile 6-3, 7-6, 6-3. And this morning […]

Adorable Spanish plays.

The lovely Joe Dale sent me the link to this video on Teachertube today – thought I might find it interesting. And I did, so I thought I’d share it with you too. Adorable Spanish Elementary Plays is described as High School Spanish students perform The Three Bears, Snow White, and Little Red Riding Hood […]

Productivity and happiness.

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } DSCN0704, originally uploaded by lisibo. We’re now over half way through the school holidays and time is flying. My thoughts are already turning to the new academic year – I’ve been invited to do […]