Category Archives: Blog

11 Mar

11th March

I’m just back from a four hour ballooning gig in London and absolutely exhausted. I think I’m getting too old for this entertaining balloon modelling, that or I need the shorter gigs. Still I did survive although I went to Brompton Road for the party and it was meant to be old Brompton Road so

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04 Mar

4th March

Here we are then, another week and another Blog. This week I have been making some motorbike wheels, I had a couple of ideas so thought I would give them a try. I have posted them onto Balloon Chat if anyone would like to take a look. Wheels. Balloon Chat We are trying again to

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25 Feb

25th February

Last Sunday I was attending the Blackpool magic convention, that is why there was no blog. They made numerous changes at the event and all very positive with good feedback from everyone. Thelma and I built a bike for the stand which turned out to be very popular. When I mentioned to Thelma that this

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11 Feb

11th February

We are getting ready for the Blackpool magicians weekend which is next week but have to drive up Tuesday night to Thelma’s so we can be in Blackpool for 2pm on Wed to start setting the stand as we open Friday morning at 9am rather than the normal time of 1pm on Friday. Everything has

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04 Feb

4th February

Today is the usual blog day but also BalloonTube Sunday as it’s the first Sunday in the month and BalloonTube has now gone to just once a month. I think I’m going to post the Owl instructions but off to look after I have written the blog and to make a final decision. BalloonTube Owl.

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28 Jan

28th January

Did you notice? There has not been a blog for two weeks, I was away at a balloon convention in America. I was thinking about writing it there and posting but decided to just enjoy the trip. I used to post pictures about the event while I was there but even decided against that this

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07 Jan

7th January

What have we been doing this week? Trying to recover from being really ill, that is what we have been doing. It’s been a long time since I have been ill and I have to say it well and truly got me. Four days being laid up, let’s say it was a challenge. We are

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31 Dec

31st December

Wishing everyone a very happy New Year, The coming year will be the same unless you change it. It’s only you that can make things happen, if you are happy with the way things are going…….great BUT if you are looking to change things then that is down to you. Good luck with whatever you

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24 Dec

24th December

So this week, the AA came to inspect the car I bought 8/9 weeks ago and seemed to be pretty un impressed with it. So fingers crossed that what they told us at the inspection goes into the report. The garage wanted the car back on Friday 22nd Dec which gave us only 8 days

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17 Dec

17th December

This week I have been making a few rhino’s and last night I was having a play with an easy lion design as when out and about I do not make a lion. It’s the mane that I struggle with so I will post a few on balloonchat later today. There is a thread already

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