A Diminishing Success Rate

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. Thomas Merton With divorce a 50% statistic it seems incredible that romance can still find a place in modern society.... Continue Reading →

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Brompton

Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. Dale Turner When is a bike not a bike? Answer; when it's a piece of luggage. Confused? I'll put it a different way, when it's a Brompton. Even more... Continue Reading →

Reality Television’s Human Zoos

A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that. Chet Atkins People will do anything to stay alive. History is littered with thousands of accounts where this is so.  Despite having the hot hand of Lucifer firmly grasping one's... Continue Reading →

We’re Only Human

Pain is weakness leaving the body Bruce Gordon Having had a couple of days off I was perturbed to have spent the second one with palpitations causing my heartbeats to flutter away like untuned vintage car. Despite knocking on the door of fifty I consider myself in good condition. I run five days a week,... Continue Reading →

Rodrage

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. Buddha They came. Fishing rods at knock down prices. A fishing publication, now no longer with us, made an offer we couldn't refuse. £150.00 worth of rod for an... Continue Reading →

Rods

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.  John Buchan My favourite fly rod is one of the original Sportfish delights lovingly fashioned on a Harrison blank. If you've never come across this company, look them up at http://www.harrisonrod.co.uk  While they... Continue Reading →

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