Archive for the ‘Fun’ Category
Went out driving RCs with Josh today. Found a nice half pipe. Weren’t too many pesky kids. Managed to snap the front right wheel off again. Then again. And Again. Then one last time before it really became tedious. Parts are ordered. Well, they were ordered last Sunday when it first happened. Still haven’t shipped.
Anyways, we had some pretty good fun while it lasted.
I wanted to find an article on an event I enjoyed while living in Finland — Beer Floating. Unfortunately, the English edition of the largest Finnish newspaper is closed for July which is the summer holidays. That’s just how seriously Finns take their summer — screw you non-Finnish speakers, we’re going on holidays — classic.
What is beer floating you ask? It’s floating down a river in an inflatable ( of any description — including dinghies, rafts, paddling pools and castles ), drinking beer. Have a look at the photos at the official site or click the video button on this page. When I lived in Finland, Markku — a work colleague hassled me constantly until I agreed to take part. Here’s a picture with me in it. I’m the guy in the maroon top looking at the ground — yep that’s me. I think
It was lots of fun. There were rapids — which is quite exciting in a one-child size blow-up dinghy loaded down with a six pack of beer and all your personal belongings wrapped up in plastic ziplock bags. Thoroughly drunk. There were people floating over rapids in blow-up castles. It was great fun.