Buying British

The British are special. The world knows it. In our innermost thoughts we know it. This is the greatest nation on earth. Tony Blair I was born in Britain. These days that almost seems like an apology but it isn't and why should it be. A mixture of biology and geography conspired to dump me... Continue Reading →


Dunking Biscuits

The cardiologist's diet: If it tastes good, spit it out. Author unknown Writing a blog to many people is a way of absorbing new ideas and thoughts. We can enjoy the exploits in a way which that may encourage us to explore new ideas or challenge ourselves intellectually. This is certainly how I see it.... 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... Continue Reading →

Tempus Fugit

Tempus fugit, aeternitas manet. Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero When we talk about certainty we're told of only two. Death and taxes. This I refute. Cryogenics can suspend life with the potential to continue it in a time where unimaginable possibilities exist beyond the scope of death. Taxes are only certain for those poor... Continue Reading →


  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. Buddah 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... Continue Reading →


   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  While... Continue Reading →

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