Tag Archives: Life

Caynton Caves and the Knights Templars

I don’t know about you but sometimes when I am walking in the country and come across small holes, I wonder what might be down there.  Maybe the home of foxes, rabbits or badgers but I must admit I never … Continue reading

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Olio – The Food Recycling App #zerofoodwaste

Every now and then the internet actually comes up with something undeniably good and helpful, maybe something that would actually be impossible before the 1990’s rather than just being another channel for selling you junk that you don’t need. I … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks… Again! From blogging to the small screen.

I’ve found that blogging has opened no end of doors for me whether it be writing books and articles, my tour company or being invited onto the radio or television however I must admit that I wasn’t expecting what happened … Continue reading

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Queuing by the numbers

There are few things more British than queuing or Standing In Line as it is called in some places.  It’s often said that we will stand behind a queue of one and I’ve seen that quite a few times. It’s … Continue reading

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Vegetable Shortage Crisis Tip Of The Iceberg

This week, much of the country has been focused on the shock of a vegetable shortage with rationing having been introduced back to Britain for the first time since the 1950’s.   In news that will send children across much … Continue reading

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Up Helly Aa – The Modern Day Viking Festival

This coming Tuesday sees one of the most spectacular event of the British cultural calendar though it is a long from most people in the British Isles.  It is known as Up Helly Aa and takes place in the town … Continue reading

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Lion – The Movie Review

I’m not lucky in many ways but one thing I am fortunate in is that I really know what sort of movies I like.   What I like is something substantial and thoughtful.  The majority of films I see advertised … Continue reading

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