BOOM! POW! Rocket launch is go!

Last night was a real treat! The wonderful Josh and his incredible wife Brenda invited us to witness a real rocket launching up into Space. We drove over to their house in Cape Canaveral… Continue reading

A shooting range on OBT – hotter than hell in July

Our Sunday began with shopping at the thrift store Goodwill. Stephen had already been and knew how cheap and amazing it was. And it was! We bought loads – about 20 shirts, a… Continue reading

Road trip to St Petes!

Today, after taking it easy this morning and using the lovely gym at the apartments – we drove to St Pete’s beach in St. Petersburg on the west coast of Florida. It was… Continue reading

A magical night!

What a night! Last night we went to see the orrrrlaaaando ma-gic! (The basketball team this neck of the woods). It was an incredible evening. First of all the Amway Center (note US… Continue reading

A universal week

It all started in a small place called “Universal” you may have heard of it, and we live quite close so though it would be a nice Tuesday night adventure. We didn’t actually pay… Continue reading

First weekend in Orlando: Part two – spooky!

Sunday was an amazing day filled with taxidermy, the weird and the wonderful, and good company. Sabrina and her boyfriend Al took us to St. Augustine, and some other pretty incredible places. It… Continue reading

First weekend in Orlando: Part one

Well the weekend started with “Beer Fridays” a staple American office tradition that had passed me by while I worked away in the UK, but I had the pleasure to be introduced to is on my… Continue reading

Day three: Still in shock

A few aches and pains today, and a breakdown this evening. Had a nice day meeting the Ripley team, and went for a delicious Colombian meal with Amy and Dean: It’s going to… Continue reading

Day two in Orlando: Yeah, I had a car accident

Day two I woke up tired. Jet lag had set in, and instead of waking up at the usual 6.30am, I was wide awake at 5am. Maybe it wasn’t the best start? The… Continue reading

Orlando: Pancakes, The Press and A Pool

Waking up on day one of Orlando was slightly different. The sun was shining on the balcony of our apartment and I wheel-span away in our beast of a minivan to explore some of Orlando for… Continue reading