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Taz

Think I’ve come to that place in life where I think I’ve said everything I was ever going to say. The rest is just repetition.
So in honour of meaningless repetition henceforth, let me quote one of my fav childhood cartoons…
Taz Dad

Black Country Boating Festival 2015

Went over the the Black Country Boating Festival at the weekend. As always i had my trusty handheld device and did some filming. Met some lovely people there. Decent weather and lovely day out with the family. Shoutout to Tidy Andy & his lovely wife who put me onto the event! Check out his blog here

Find out more about the bcbf here

Birmingham Beekeepers

Popped down to the Martineau Gardens over the weekend to see the Beekeepers of Birmingham’s Honey Show.
I met John Gale, the Honey Show Manager who was kind enough to explain to me the goings on. Thanks for the shot of mead ;0)

Find out more about beekeeping in Birmingham 

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Kings Norton Canal Festival 2015

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Went to a local brum treat of a festival. The Kings Norton Festival. There was music and there were vendors but I was particularly drawn to the canal where a different easy Sunday morning vibe was in full swing. Got to chatting to the traders on the canal. Quite the alternative lifestyle requiring the paradox that is being very organised and industrious as well as being easy going. A life of travel and constant change!

The lovely Helen of Wildside Preserves gave us a jar of her award winning Strawberry & Raspberry jam  with Raspbery Gin, yum! It was cool having a bit of banter with these awesome tradespeople who float about from town to town selling their wares. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO!!

BANDS BEACONS AND BEES!!

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Today was a lot of fun, we went to Walsall’s Annual Music Festival, Bands on the Beacon.
Tired from camping Shennanigans, and with a poor weather outlook it looked like we might just stay indoors. Somehow we managed to get our togs on and venture forth! We were pleasantly surprised by the Sun popping out and arriving a festival in full swing! Oh and did I mention Nashe got to hang out with the Sherlocks who gave him his first set of Drumsticks!! Legends. check out their music here http://thesherlocksmusic.co.uk/

30 Days Wild : Day 16 Reading in the Wild

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oday was a challenge, hayfever was overpowering itchy eyes, sniffles, sneezing, lethargy, ear irritations and more. Aaaaargh!! Still managed to get down to our local canal for a short spell. We hopped over a stile and sat down to read awhile when a farmer and his wife set upon us! They thought we were teenagers gathering to enjoy some weed. We used the opportunity to preach about the Challenge. One is still feeling pretty ill, so will sign of now.

30 Days Wild Day 15: Leaf Rubbing

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I must admit today was a bit of a random one. Having been away working the whole day I was beat. Was feeling a bit random today, can you tell? Nashe came up with his own game where he lined a gang of leaves together  and then went on to race them!! he called it leaf racing, what an imaginative little mind.

30 Days Wild Day 9: In the BOG!

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