What can YOU say in six sentences?
(to put this in context, you might want to look at last years post here:
to see how this little tree is doing).
Despite the worst winter I've seen since I've been down in this part of the country, followed by the…Continue
When you enter a strange bar for the first time, you should perform a ‘scan and assess’, I’ve learned this from years of worldwide travel.
Some years back I was in Calcutta on a beat up old cargo ship and one of the deck cadets went up the road to buy a parrot at the bird market, a grim dark place filled with caged birds of all kinds. It sat silently in a small cage in his cabin and he had visions of teaching it to talk, perform tricks and all sorts of other ambitious ideas.
However after a few hours,…
Frank fell in love with Jenna at Primary School when he was only six years old, and that was for life, even at that age he knew there would never by anyone else. But as the years passed and they moved into their teens, he never let on, they were friends and she always smiled when he said hello, but he never said anything about the way his heart raced when she was in the same…Continue
Well the weather forecast is good, and there's still a few days of the half term left, so I'm heading 300 miles north overnight to get to the Welsh Mountains. I have it in mind to walk the Nantle Ridge to the great crag on Cwm Silyn (you have to hand it to the welsh, they know how to give a hill a name). I climbed that crag 35 years ago with my old man, but I'm a bit long in the tooth for that shit now, I'll be sticking to the path.
Driving overnight is nice at this time of…Continue
Eve had died sometime early in the flight. It’s an eight year run from the central systems to the Rim, eight years in a sleeper, but I estimated she’d been dead for seven years at least, perfectly preserved, but still dead, some kind of hibernation malfunction.…Continue