Monthly Archives: November 2019

No flatulent cows….

I greeted the dawn of the last day of summer with alongside a  flatulent horse and I had this idea that I might do the same, only this time with a cow or two.  (Boy would that have been smelly!) … Continue reading

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In the presence of…

The two most influential horses items in the world?   One, whose DNA is present in around 95% of all thoroughbred race horse in the world – the other probably the best painting of a horse.   Not bad for an exhibition … Continue reading

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We Three Leaders of Britain are…

  Just over two and a half weeks to go before the election and all the polls seem to be pointing towards a Tory victory.   I can’t say I think that is the best result for Britain but if it … Continue reading

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He does not ….

MIlton Keynes is a funny place – a small American style city plonked down in the middle of rural north Buckinghamshire.   I always find that as this was a city designed with the car in mind it is always very … Continue reading

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Not what I was expecting…

So much for all those plans.  Today was supposed to be an early rise out amongst the freezing mist – no mist/no sunrise!   Next plan:  Go to Charnwood Forest and try and capture the hard bleakness of the coming winter … Continue reading

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Why do politicians lie?

  A sweeping statement I know and I am sure there are many politicians who would take exception to the implications.  However, if this election has been characterised by anything it is politicians of each party making outrageous claims about … Continue reading

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Bang Bang Max….

  The other day I watched the disappointing Danny Boyle movie of a Richard Curtis script movie Yesterday.   Whilst there were many things wrong with the film it still had the strength of the Beatles’ music to support it.  Not … Continue reading

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An act of god?…..

  The story writes itself.   Unfortunately, as the national newspapers all originate in London this is from the “In Brief” section of today’s Times.   The political talking heads, in London, are all chatting about the effect that Nigel Farage’s capitulation … Continue reading

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If he was from the House of Lords….

If you want to understand why the political parties have no control of the election process just look at the current flooding in the Yorkshire area.   There are a number of Labour seats in this so called “Red Wall‘ area … Continue reading

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Not another one…

“…You think the country’s divide now you should have been here during the miners’ strike…” Gloria De Piero quoting Ken Clarke I guess the Christmas election has started but I really suspect that few people are paying the any attention.  … Continue reading

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