Category Archives: shaggy dog stories

History Repeats Itself : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

Two thoughts for the day : 1. Boats are dangerous mistresses : 2. Beware of social media Over the years I have owned a ragtag ¬†collection of boats and my latest is no exception, “Leading Wind, a Deben 4 Tonner,

History Repeats Itself : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

Two thoughts for the day : 1. Boats are dangerous mistresses : 2. Beware of social media Over the years I have owned a ragtag ¬†collection of boats and my latest is no exception, “Leading Wind, a Deben 4 Tonner,

So Long and Thanks For All The Fish

I’m not sure how to describe the last few days – the End of an Era, the Dawn of a new beginning or a return to normality ! Some of you may know that I am a founder member of

So Long and Thanks For All The Fish

I’m not sure how to describe the last few days – the End of an Era, the Dawn of a new beginning or a return to normality ! Some of you may know that I am a founder member of

Gravy Trains and falling leaves

It’s been far too long since my last blog but life has an irritating habit of getting in the way of writing for pleasure ! On the South Coast, it’s officially autumn, leaves on the trees are turning yellow, red

Gravy Trains and falling leaves

It’s been far too long since my last blog but life has an irritating habit of getting in the way of writing for pleasure ! On the South Coast, it’s officially autumn, leaves on the trees are turning yellow, red

Pyrrhic Victories, Life Drawing and finance

Pyrrhic victory : Parking a vehicle outside ones house is a luxury, only afforded to those lucky or wealthy enough to live in the countryside – those of us who live in inner city areas often have a struggle to

Pyrrhic Victories, Life Drawing and finance

Pyrrhic victory : Parking a vehicle outside ones house is a luxury, only afforded to those lucky or wealthy enough to live in the countryside – those of us who live in inner city areas often have a struggle to

“George and Mabel : a tale of two crows and a eucalyptus tree – part two”

George and Mabel are no ordinary birds they have special powers. Humans imagine all animals and birds are lacking in intelligence but that’s just because the scientists have only studied those with limited ability. Whereas, there are some that have

“George and Mabel : a tale of two crows and a eucalyptus tree – part two”

George and Mabel are no ordinary birds they have special powers. Humans imagine all animals and birds are lacking in intelligence but that’s just because the scientists have only studied those with limited ability. Whereas, there are some that have

“A Story of two crows and a eucalyptus tree” part one

Once upon a time there were two crows, they had fun pecking at the earth, foraging for food and performing their tricks for the tourists. They lived on an island – but this was no desert island, they shared their

“A Story of two crows and a eucalyptus tree” part one

Once upon a time there were two crows, they had fun pecking at the earth, foraging for food and performing their tricks for the tourists. They lived on an island – but this was no desert island, they shared their

Walking the Dog, taking photographs and getting cold !

It was aledgedly 8 degrees C today but there was a chilly 25mph breeze blowing and whilst I set out, this afternoon, with every intention of a long walk – I took pitty on my little friend and trudged back

Walking the Dog, taking photographs and getting cold !

It was aledgedly 8 degrees C today but there was a chilly 25mph breeze blowing and whilst I set out, this afternoon, with every intention of a long walk – I took pitty on my little friend and trudged back