| 30th October 2017

I can remember the registration number of my parents first car in 1960 (NJX 942) but all subsequent numbers, theirs, mine and ours, have been lost in the mists of time. In fact I’d go as far as saying that I don’t even understand how modern numbers are allocated.

Modern Life

| 23rd October 2017

When I was growing up I can remember my grandparents, and my parents when they got older, saying how they could no longer identify with the world they lived in. At the time I didn’t really understand what they meant, but I think I do now.

Good Life

| 16th October 2017

Those of you of a certain age will no doubt remember the popular BBC Sit Com ‘The Good Life’. It was the story of a suburban couple who left the rat race and became self sufficient by turning all their garden over to fruit and vegetable production. They even had chickens, 2 pigs, Pinky and […]


| 9th October 2017

Don’t worry, we haven’t embarked on another building project, nor am I taking Peter to a fancy hairdresser so he can have a change from the ‘No.3’ he normally gets from me, no this is about extending the paths and beds in the vegetable garden.

Old Cat New Tricks

| 2nd October 2017

It will come as no surprise to those who know me that I’m a bit of an old softie, particularly when it comes to animals and especially when it comes to cats. Over the years I’ve enjoyed writing about my various feline friends. Here is my latest offering.