Category Archives: Stuff



Me and the family like to spend as much time as possible on board our boat ‘Shanakee’ in the Norfolk broads.
Whilst there, we like to spend much of our time fishing.
I use the word ‘fishing’ lightly as ‘fishing’ suggests that we actually catch fish, where as in most cases we just sit there ‘drowning maggots’ Continue reading Shanakee

YW5153 Pirate hand puppet

My wife

I missed a programme last night that I really wanted to watch.

Apart from anything food related, ‘The secret life of dogs’ is just up my street as far as entertainment television goes, plus we have 2 dogs and I thought it might help my wife understand that beyond their dopey vacant appearance, incessant barking, garden wrecking, smell harbouring and sock eating, they are in fact nothing other than gorgeous little geniuses with more personality than the entire staff of our local supermarket.

Anyway, despite the number of channels we have on our television and laptops, we couldn’t find a repeat of it any where so whilst searching for something else to watch I came across Gordon Ramsey’s great escape, which prompted the following conversation with my wife… Continue reading My wife



I can’t think of anything more fitting  to write as my first entry other than a thanks to the G-man for putting this blog together for me.

You see, I know  as much about computers as my dog knows about origami, but the G-man pretty much knows everything; this guy Builds computers, designs web sites, he writes in binary code and that time when I ran into those closed patio doors, I’m sure that was because he changed something in the matrix.

So, you can imagine how frustrating it must have been for him trying to communicate the creation of it with me.

I guess as a comparison it was like Picasso teaching a goldfish to paint.

This is a conversation we had just a few days ago via text message… Continue reading The G-MAN