Hello fun weekend!
My apologies for the lack of posts this week. I haven’t really found the time to post anything because I’ve been so busy with the new job. It’s been a big lifestyle change, especially now that I have to get up at some sparrow fart time (early), take the train into London Charing Cross, work hard for 10 hours , then back home on the train, eat supper, and go to bed. Free time seems non existent at the moment. It should get better I am told. btw: the job is going really well. I’ve learnt so much in the past two weeks.
So what has been happening with the Bowen’s you may ask? – Well if you read above, not much!, but yesterday I received my electric guitar. Wt? – Yes I am going to learn how to play a musical instrument, which is not that outrageous as I have played the piano in my youth and messed around with a harmonica. Anyway, I saw a fantastic deal on Ebuyer, for an electric guitair at a dizzy price of £40. Nuts hey! – It came with an amplifier, a bag, a strap, three of those plastic things incase you have no fingernails like me (ha ha), and a flute thing . All I need now is a "learn to play guitar" and I’ll be the next Richie Sambora in no time at all.
This weekend is Glorious Goodwood and as I did last year, I am heading down there with a couple of mates. We have hired a luxury coach with drinks and TV and music etc… It’s going to rock all the way there. Of course one can’t go to the races and not have a flutter on horses. Last year I picked two winners by fluke and one £150, so I will be trying again this year.
On Sunday it’s the F1 Hugarian GP. I am hoping Schumacher can continue his run of "brilliance" and show that little Spaniad a thing or two about driving a F1 car. I am quite sure he has the edge over him already, Scummie just has to keep winning and the crown will be his.
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We are Mike and Jo Bowen. Originally from South Africa, we now live & work in the United Kingdom. Mike is the blogger, beer drinker, gadget man, reviewer and Jo is the proofreader, wine drinker, cat lady, sanity checker and “don’t you dare put that on lookatbowen.com“. Together we travel the world and have fun wherever possible. If you are new to this website and want to know more about us, check out the the longer version.
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