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Why Nursing …

In mid 1969 whilst living in Bacup I found myself looking for short term employment adverts in the Manchester Evening News. I was planning to go up to Aviemore in Scotland later in the year to try my hand once again…

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Pitch Black

After midnight in the deep blackness of a starless night, myself and Robbie found ourselves walking the vicar's footpath, passing waterlogged fields. Silence and stillness surrounded us, for even the sheep lay still. Only the faint silhouette of fence posts indicated…

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Chattering Teeth

There is still a cold edge to the wind, and so the snowdrops seem reluctant to open fully. It seems that winter is not done with use yet. Even if weak sunlight dapples the landscape and encourages the birds to play. Whilst in a few…

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Club night

Since childhood years I have constructed model railways in OO scale. Then ten years ago I added G scale to my modelling interests. For me constructing a model railway is like writing, for I find that I build a whole…

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Yiva

  She was the last dragon or so they will tell you, but reader listen whilst I tell you what I know. For perhaps Yiva will be the last dragon that any human beings would see. For longer than anyone could remember Yiva had lived close to…

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