01 November 2015
26 October 2015
A marathon for me will I’m sorry to say, always be a retro candy bar which I will of course try to finish as quickly as possible.
(pic : wikimediacommons – author : Martineric )
01 October 2015
Of course some people won’t like them. Some people also have no time for public art claiming it a waste of money, but in this case the art is functional, the money would anyway have to be spent and the architects say that it is not really a dramatic difference to build a giant instead of a pylon.
30 September 2015
I don’t mind if its hot, lukewarm or cold. It doesn’t matter if it’s black , white, sweet, cappucino’d, latte’d, expressed, macchiato’d. I care not a whit if it is made with a Gaggia Barista machine, french press, dripped, stove topped, even if it’s from one of those awful flasks and was made two hours ago, it doesn’t matter. Only one thing matters..
20 September 2015
The National Ploughing Championships are like an agricultural Electric Picnic for farmers of all age. In fact farmers young and old from all over Europe and as far away as New Zealand travel to the event. Last year well over a quarter of a million people attended the 3 day
16 September 2015
I have a tendency to explain out loud as I cook, as in for instance “ you’ll notice that I lower the egg very slowly into the boiling water” or “did you see how I opened that tin”
11 September 2015
Comedian and curmudgeon supreme Jack Benny once quipped on being honoured at an awards ceremony, “I don’t really deserve this award but I have arthritis and I guess I don’t deserve that either”
05 September 2015
It’s very green, hot and spicy and works wonders on your nose. The only thing is it’s probably fake but complaining about that, will get you nowhere..
31 August 2015
There is an art to filling a picnic basket. When the picnic is electric and the weather uncertain though it is even more important to plan ahead and think of everything.
23 August 2015