Tag Archives: Life

Jersey (Back Again)

It was April 14th 1976 when I first landed in Jersey, Channel Islands and if you’ve read my previous post ‘So I left Home’ and ‘So, I left Home (2)‘ you’ll know where that ended up. You may have realised that … Continue reading

Posted in Fishing, History, Humour, Life, Opinion, people | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Make an Easter Tree; Adorn with Chicks and Bunnies

Sorry if you were expecting Chicks and Bunnies pole dancing in a tree, but this isn’t Playboy and I’m no Hugh Hefner 🙂 When we left Hampshire last year the Princess asked me to take a decent cutting from the Twisted … Continue reading

Posted in Easter, Humour, Life, nature, Opinion, Shopping | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Why Women Shouldn’t be Allowed to Vote

First of all they have fathers, husbands and brothers, so why do they need to vote? We men can look after the complicated stuff. If they got the vote, what next? They’ll want to be politicians, lawyers, could you imagine … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Freedom, Life, Opinion, people, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Bloggity, Blog, Blog

I really couldn’t think of a title. I was wondering about blogs and this thing called niche, I don’t have a niche, something comes into my head and I research it and I write it. The problem is there is … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Blogging, Freedom, Life, Opinion, people, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Not the Oscars, but an Award is an Award

So on Wednesday it was the College Awards and although Construction is often overlooked they decided that the Carpentry team was the best team in College. OK, I was surprised, but actually quite ‘chuffed’ as we say in Yorkshire. The … Continue reading

Posted in Carpentry, Education, Further Education, Life, Opinion, people | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Whitby, Count Dracula and Fish and Chips

When Bram Stoker arrived at Mrs Veazey’s guesthouse in Whitby in 1890 did he imagine that 128 years later there would be a ‘Dracula  Experience?’ Probably not 🙂  But, a trip to the library, Abbey and graveyard and he had the … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, History, Life, Opinion, Travel, Whitby | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

SILH (9) Lets Join the Foreign Legion (Part 1)

I enjoyed sharing my experiences in the SILH series so I thought I’d write a little more (narcissism? Hmmm) Anyway, I had returned to Jersey after the Spanish adventure SILH (1to 8) and I met a very pretty girl, so that was … Continue reading

Posted in France, Life, Military, Opinion, people, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Live to Dance: Lisa’s Story

If you’ve read Live to dance, Dance to Live then you will know that this is the first installment of four little girls who became dancers. I met them in Paphos, Cyprus. This is Lisa Greenwood. Lisa was raised in Lincoln … Continue reading

Posted in Dancing, Entertainment, Life, Lifestyle, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Magic of York Museum Gardens

  If you read my bio on my Twitter account it says “Humour me, I’m old and grumpy.” So you can imagine my response to the suggestion of a trip to York to see some lights. But I have to … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Life, Lifestyle, New Year, York | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

A Day at the Races

Wetherby Races , Yorkshire on Boxing day is quite a spectacle. Although it was A Day at the Races I didn’t spot the Marx Brothers, but, after some of the results I did begin to wonder if Harpo Marx and his brothers … Continue reading

Posted in Horse Racing, Humour, Life, Lifestyle, Opinion, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments