Monthly Archives: February 2022

Crimes against marine life

I love grilled sardines. It has to be one of my favourite meals. Tasty and simple. When Mirinda confirmed she was going to have Sunday lunch with Sophie this weekend, I decided I’d be eating sardines. Luckily, Phil at the … Continue reading

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Taming an unruly beard

I had a Talking News recording this afternoon, so most of the day was taken up with the usual clipping, editing and recording. I was very much looking forward to it because I was presenting with Ann. It’s always a … Continue reading

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Socks and booze

I know that Nicktor thinks I wear odd socks specifically to annoy him. I realise that it drives him crazy but, while it might be a little satisfying to hear him squeal when he spots my socks, the reason is … Continue reading

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Fooled into drinking nut water

I am sure I’ve written about this before but an argument on Twitter, has induced me to write about it again. As usual, it concerns the appropriation of words in order to justify something that isn’t the norm. It concerns … Continue reading

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Nature notes by Gaz

As I walked into Farnham this morning, I noticed millions of tiny worms, gradually making their way from one side of the all weather path, to the other. I can only assume it is their annual pilgrimage, in a similar … Continue reading

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Taken by owls

Sometimes, Nicktor is like a dog with a bone: He won’t let go until he’s had his fill. So, it was no surprise when, this morning, he was determined to get a photograph of the Grimsby Dock Tower. Of course, … Continue reading

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Whisky in the bath

There is something to be said about going to an away match a day early. Particularly when the match is 4.5 hours away. Even more particularly when the town in which the game is being played has something called a … Continue reading

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I didn’t ask for the remastered Paranoid!

Nicktor called me from the car on his way over today. This is very rare. Normally he just sends me a text to say he’s on his way, so I can be ready for him but, today, he called. To … Continue reading

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The worst barber in London

Albrecht Dürer was an amazingly well travelled chap and his art was extraordinary. He was both printmaker and painter, an extraordinary representative of the German Renaissance. Born and raised in Nuremberg and taught by his father and then Michael Wolgemut, … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Back in late October, I wrote about the sudden appearance of snow windows in Farnham. Most of the windows have gone, scraped off ages ago. This morning I noticed one that remains. I thought it odd that it had, apparently, … Continue reading

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