2020

2020 in review

I haven’t written a yearly review since 2008.

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A rainy Sunday at Amberly Museum

This weekend was a washout;

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A year of Rootwo

Incredibly, it’s been a whole year since three of us became four.

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Wetlands

An afternoon visit to the Wetlands in Arundel.

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Garden camping

Last night, me and Roo camped out in the garden.

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Roo’s first opticians visit

Roo had her first checkup at the opticians.

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Early morning walk

As the weather was spectacular this morning, I went for a walk before work.

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Grabolo in the tent

While the boy slept, Roo and I put the tent up in the garden.

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Aldingbourne trust

A family trip to the Aldingbourne Trust.

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Bikepacking in the New Forest

Freezing nighttime temperatures and mad cows didn’t put a dent in our enjoyment of the New Forest.

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Beers on the beach

I met with Dan for a few beers on the beach at Goring Gap.

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New Forest day two

Day 2 of our New Forest adventure;

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Gravel riding in the New Forest

Had an amazing first day riding in the New Forest with @paulrobertlloyd.

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Roo’s first day in year 1

Roo’s back to school!

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Boys day

Boys day!

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On the roof

Mom and dad have a flat roof.

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I made a swing

I made a swing for Roo in my parents’ garden.

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A walk along the “batters”

It’s been lovely to see my mom and dad after nearly 6 months of lockdown.

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Sutton Park

We went to Sutton Park.

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Yahtzee

Playing Yahtzee with my parents.

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The Black Country Museum

We had a bostin’ time at the Black Country Museum.

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Old Beanos

Too busy to eat her dinner, reading my old Benos.

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Our butterflies hatched

We got some caterpillars through the post.

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Bike fitting number 2

Having my Ribble fitted again.

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A week in the New Forest

The New Forest is more-or-less on our doorstep;

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Black ball

Recently, I’ve been fascinated with Nick Bostrom’s idea of the “vulnerable world”.

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Dinner explosion

Rootwo’s dinner exploded.

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Building a Bugatti

I’ve just finished building the amazing Lego Bugatti Chiron.

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Lockdown

We’ve been in lockdown for 7 weeks.

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Pandemic

Over the last month or so, the world has changed.

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Center Parcs, Woburn Forest

We’ve just returned from a week at Center Parcs, Woburn Forest.

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