Farmer John

Farmer John asked did I see him take a tumble yesterday, no says I, but I seen your twins and they are complaining about the weather, as it's to cold for them. To true says he it's too cold for…

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Two great Ladies

At my usual pit stop for coffee today I met two ladies affectionately known as Piglet and Boobar. It is a pleasure to visit a coffee shop which will allows my canine friends to call in; be they smooth haired or 'ruff cut'.        …

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Sound

Music and language, both are so special, but both are so damned difficult. It is so easy to gasp the wrong end of the stick. How we perceive what we hear, has such profound implications. Add in local dialects or…

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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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Cascading Waterfalls

A storm arrived early this morning, so much rain falling on top of the already saturated ground, so that torrents of surface water cascaded into the rivers and on down the many waterfalls in the dales. If only we could relocate some of the…

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