Author Archives: charliecountryboy

About charliecountryboy

Part-time Carpentry Assessor. writer, runner, guitarist. Curious about life and all those wonderful people in it.

How To Get Lost On A Triathlon

You wouldn’t think it was possible unless you knew me really well. It was suggested we (my little running group of 5) do a Triathlon some months ago. I thought it was a good idea but then discovered something. It’s … Continue reading

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It Got Me

Talk about late coming to the party! The C word finally caught me last Friday. I must say it was more impressive than I gave it credit for. Eight days later, with eight positive tests I’m still in bed 😂. … Continue reading

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It’s Been a While

Why was this moved to Drafts? I wonder 🤷🏻 I’m not going to digress. It’s been a while since I found it hard to climb the stairs. But yesterday was Bloodaxe. The last time Bloodaxe happened was 2019 and you … Continue reading

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February Traditions

Originally posted on Ana Linden:
In the early days of this blog, I started a Valentine’s Day tradition. As my little gift to you (it isn’t much, but that’s the best I can do to show my appreciation during what…

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We Just Don’t Talk Like This Anymore Part 2

Originally posted on WheatyPete's World:
We Just Don’t Talk Like This Anymore I had just dropped a clanger – again.? I called the thing in the corner of the kitchen the “washing-up machine” (I always do) and now the…

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We Just Don’t Talk Like This Anymore

Originally posted on WheatyPete's World:
I had just dropped a clanger – again.  I called the thing in the corner of the kitchen the “washing-up machine” (I always do) and now the others are dissing me because I am…

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Why, I Mean, Really Why?

Okay, I’ve not been as prolific as I was, there again I guess I was never actually, prolific. OMG I’ve managed to deviate before I’ve even started. Oh, well…The WHY? question… I keep reading your posts and WP has this … Continue reading

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A Strange Mood Has Come Over Me

Don’t worry, I haven’t joined a cult and it’s not the weather for laying in an orchard, cloud gazing, sadly. It’s called romance. As my dear fellow blogger, Quercus, said, ‘If you want to write you have to read.’ So, … Continue reading

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Christmas is Up and Running

The thing I like most about Christmas is that I don’t have to go to work. Not that I work very hard anyway. Well I do, but I find it easy so, it’s not really hard. Yup, it’s going to … Continue reading

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It’s Here

So, twenty years in the making, I think I beat The Godfather 2 😂 But I finally published my book. The Siege of Mr Khan’s Curry Shop. And now it’s in paperback. The idea came to me twenty years ago. … Continue reading

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