Monthly Archives: August 2019

Saying goodbye to Summer with a Flatulent Horse

We humans do like to classify things, put things in their proper place – or is that just me?  I don’t think so.   This morning was the last day of summer up here in the frozen north and so it … Continue reading

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62 Days

In life  perspective is everything.  This morning is a case in point.   I had an appointment at my local hospital because an anomaly had shown up at my latest eye sight test.   Now I have had some experience of this … Continue reading

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63 Days

Taylor: You maniacs! You blew it up! So the sound we heard yesterday was blind furry with a huge tinge of hypocrisy. “I don’t want to hyperbolic..” as a Scottish politician might have said just before being hyperbolic – I … Continue reading

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65 Days

  I hate the heat…I know I must be burnt at the stake as a witch but I don’t like the heat.  When you say something like this a lot of people look at you as if you are some … Continue reading

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Battling with Sunshine…

Given the weather from the last few weeks it does seem somewhat contrary to complain when a nice sunny day comes along.   Well being ‘ somewhat contrary‘ is a curse I have had to live with for a very long … Continue reading

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71 Days

  Is this what post Brexit Britain will look like?   Of course not because pre Brexit doesn’t look like this – only in fantasy places such as Hidcote manor.   What we do know is that the next 71 days are … Continue reading

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72 Days

  When lost in a never ending storm it is always worth stating known facts rather than speculation based on speculation when trying to navigate your way out of the maelstrom .   So before I start to speculate these are … Continue reading

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77 Days

A new day and a new bit of nonsense – Jeremy Corbyn has decided he is the leader of the Remain side in the House of Commons – he wants to be their Prime Minister and is willing to lead … Continue reading

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78 Days

There is one aspect of the Leave case that the Remain side doesn’t have an answer to – legitimacy.   They may bang on about Russian interference, lies on the side of buses or xenophobia but the Leave side won the … Continue reading

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79 Days

Visiting the excellent The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists at the Leicester Museum and Art gallery for a second time doesn’t diminish the experience.    For anyone over 50 in Britain it was like revisiting your childhood.   All … Continue reading

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