Category Archives: Humour

Are Any of Us Where We Set Out to Be?

Do you find it amusing that some of us end our working lives in a completely different career to the one we originally chose? I’m not sure if I ever really wanted to be a teacher. From the age of … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park

I had no intention of writing this, in fact I was going to write a little post about my visit to The Royal Opera House and the phenomenal Mariinksy Ballet, but as always I digress and that will have to wait … Continue reading

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Parents

Have you noticed how many Parenting books, articles, columns, blogs there are today? Type Parenting Guides into Google and there are 11,100,000 results. Do parents have time to do any parenting after they have read all the articles on how … Continue reading

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Relationships

HB PHOTOGRAPHY VIA GETTY IMAGES Anyone seeing this title who really knows me will probably be aghast. But in my defence I will say ‘practice makes perfect.’  If anyone is considering buying a book, reading an article or seeking therapy … Continue reading

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Me, Chickens, Women and Pheromones  

I was raised on a farm and I guess that never leaves you. I’ve always had a little farming Gollum on my shoulder whispering in my ear and telling me that I should be a farmer. One of the obstacles … Continue reading

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Hanging Baskets, Me?

If your a regular reader you’ll know I’m not a Hanging Basket type of geezer. But, a dear friend Lesley (surname withheld to prevent unwarranted attention 😜) Bought ‘her indoors’ some hanging baskets for her birthday and I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Beverley Beck

When we relocated from Hampshire and country living to Beverley in East Yorkshire and town living there was a certain amount of apprehension. The name Charliecountryboy relates to birds, bees and trees, not as some people interpreted as a Country … Continue reading

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