It’s been a hell of a week so far, and it’s only Tuesday. We’ve had the amazing events in Catalonia, the death of Tom Petty, the Conservative Party conference (circus), another Boris gaffe and of course the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Time to draw breath and keep away from the news just in case […]Read more "The world gone mad"
The news has been filled this week with NFL players in the US kneeling for the anthem before american football games. From this action, everyone seems to have lost their minds, with claims for dismissal and racism being fired around wholesale. Even the President became involved to condemn the players for what he sees as […]Read more "The Cost of Patriotism"
Last week, I headed north again to the Highlands for the final camping trip for this year. I went to Arisaig, which is in the west Highlands, to a lovely campsite called Invercaimbe right on a beach of white sand and blue water looking out to the Isles of Eigg & Rhum. On turning up, […]Read more "I wish"
Last weekend was special. I met up with two of my oldest and best friends in Newcastle, where we drank and talked, caught up and laughed. These are the guys I talked about in a previous post, The Two Glorious Bastards. I’d had a bad week leading up to our get together. More of the […]Read more "The Columbo Prostate & Coney Badge Tour"
It’s been a while since I last posted. I was on a family holiday in the highlands and having a great time on the beaches, getting some fresh air in amazing scenery. Then came the long drive home and with that, I could feel the gloom descending the further away we got from the highlands. […]Read more "Earth with a crash"
I haven’t posted for a few days for a couple of reasons: I’m on holiday in the Highlands and the place we rented for the week didn’t have wifi working for a few days. Now that it’s back, I can post nonsense on social media, play Angry Birds (a firm favourite) and write a new […]Read more "More Highland Adventures"
It’s nearly road trip time with the family. This is when we get up early, head for the already packed car and get on the road to our holiday. It’s become a tradition in our house to do this now and we’ve become rather good at it. We have all our things packed in small […]Read more "Road Trip!"