Category Archives: Parents

Random Clips – a video scrapbook


Original playout date: 7 November 2007
Duration: 3:38

This is only 88 views after 11 years of existence. And yet, it has meaning for me, and is even a very nice one, if only for the images of my dearly departed mother and father enjoying themselves with us, and Simona calling Sophie “the most beautiful child in the world”, which of course was before she got to know her ;-).

Yes, all in all probably one of the nicer “Random clips” videos I have done. I have a few of these, ones which have nice little bits of footage that don’t really fit an ordinary film.
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Alsace holiday #9/12 – Strasbourg


Original playout date: 31 October 2007
Duration: 14:25

A boat trip through Strasbourg seeing what our money has been spent on in the EU is how we spend the 9th and penultimate episode of the Alsace series.
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Alsace holiday #8/12 – Miscellaneous Holiday Fun


Original playout date: 27 October 2007
Duration: 9:48

Just some leftover clips from the Alsace holiday, such as Sophie looking like a puffin while puffin’ and blowing. Very cute.
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Holiday in Alsace #6 – Schwarzwald – The Black Forest


Original playout date: 14 September 2007
Duration: 14:18

One advantage of holidaying in Alsace is that you don’t only have the Vosges mountains of France to visit, but also just across the river Rhein is Germany and the Black Forest, so we took a day trip there.

Black Forest gateau, did we manage to find it? Watch to find out…
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Alsace Holiday #5 – At a Courtepaille with Family and Friends


Original playout date: 2 September 2007
Duration: 9:03

The Courtepaille near Colmar airport is the location for the fifth part of our holiday in Alsace series.

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Alsace holiday #4 – On the Alsace Wine Route


Original playout date: 24 August 2007
Duration: 5:52

“This fourth part of my Alsace holiday series takes us to three towns on the famous “”route des vins”” in Alsace:

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Alsace holiday #3 – Route des Cretes


Original playout date: 20 August 2007
Duration: 9:44

Lovely to remember the time my parents and I were enjoying Flammkuchen or tartes flambees together in lovely scenery in France. Contains a nice gallery section for the photos taken that day. I remember how that day the temperature down in the lowland was about 5 degrees hotter than up in the crests.
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Holiday in Alsace #2 – Kaysersberg


Original playout date: 12 August 2007
Duration: 9:58

We’re in Kaysersberg in the foothills of the Voges,
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Two Birthdays


Original playout date: 11 July 2007
Duration: 9:52

Once again a nice memory of my late parents, and I am glad that there are these few snatches of them that live on. As indeed do the charming scenes of all three little ones so cute and tiny, and Elena walking around on her own. These were the days we thought would never end, and thanks to video, my friend, in a sense they don’t.
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Bekonscot


Original playout date: 20 June 2007
Duration: 6:10

A gallery based recollection of a lovely visit to the model village of Bekonscot in Beaconsfield, open in the summer months and well worth a visit.
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Hungary series #1/5


Original playout date: 18 June 2007
Duration: 6:18

A room review of the Budapest Sofitel, someing for a Horwath International Conference to the country of Origin of the Horwath Brothers, and also having a drink with the parents on Belgrad Rakpart.
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Elgar with randomness


Playout date: 9 June 2007
Duration: 4:08

This is an odd thing I threw together from a bootlegged classical concert and some time mucking about with my kids including my daughter from London in the beginning part.
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