East Germany's First Super Star Ingrid Engel-Krämer Part 1: The Dresden Doll Who Took Rome by Storm

She started diving off a low board at the age of five, even before she knew how to swim. Starting from the age of eleven, she would join her friends at the Dresden diving club a few times a week and stay there until the early evening. 488 more words

Other Olympics

For the Bookworms: Books of 2016

Back in my tumblr days, I used to collate the books I read every year (here’s 2013 and 2012). In 2015 I moved everything to Trello… 774 more words


Santa flight & meeting a paralympian

What a week!

Christmas officially hit the Moncrieff household and it was such a magical experience decorating the Christmas tree with Rosie.

We put Rosie in her stander so we could wheel her as close to the tree as possible to hang the decorations by herself. 461 more words

Having Fun

Black Friday Weekend: The rise of the night owl

Well, that was a surprise wasn’t it? All those predictions of an online surge and physical store armageddon seem to have been wrong. As I said in a post yesterday, it’s clear Black Friday weekend is still evolving. 442 more words


Rosie's first day at nursery

This was Rosie on her first official day at nursery without Iain or I there and she had a brilliant time hobnobbing with a TV star! 174 more words

Disabled Child

Fluid Festival Feels the Burn

(Photo: Moi-lesAutres. Photo credit: Lumanessence Photography)

Can a body tell a story?

Dance makes some people anxious, because dancers use their bodies, not their words, to tell a story, or to create a world. 293 more words

Arts And Entertainment

Getting Started with Data Science, for the complete beginner

If you found this page, it means two things:

  1. You are interested in data science, but aren’t sure where or how to begin.
  2. My SEO skills are improving.
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