Thursday, February 14, 2013

Temple of Fiddly Bits

A nice, domestic, sporty - if not overtly romantic - Valentine's Day. But building a scale wooden model of Beijing's Temple of Heaven from flatpack with no instructions certainly was a labour of love.
We're also going through a phase of playing Chinese Chequers - which isn't Chinese at all - it originated in Germany in 1892 (and was called Stern Halma). Whatever, the girls have grasped the fundamentals very quickly indeed and are now pretty good at it.

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