Category Archives: General

Extra History: The Cuban Missile Crisis

The guys and gals over at Extra Credits on YouTube do an occasional series called Extra History where they outline events and people of interest from history. I encourage you to watch the series, they’re very interesting, well researched and very well put together. Just recently they did a series on the Cuban Missile Crisis. […]

Remembrance Day

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie In […]

I give up

It had to happen. There are several projects I was working on that I find I no longer have the enthusiasm to work on. In summary: This site will no longer be updated as regularly as it has been. There may be updates going forward, but regular content updates (including Photo Phriday) will no longer […]

Happy birthday!

It’s my birthday – hurrah! One is the ripe old age of 961 (or thereabouts) today.

From here to maternity

No, I haven’t got anyone pregnant. This is actually to do with a charity fund raising event. A friend of mine – Kerry Amr – is part of a team walking 17 miles from Shrewsbury Hospital to the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. The event is taking place on Friday 10 May 2013, and both […]

Merry Xmas!

The tree is up, work is over and the festivities are about to begin… So all that’s left to do is say Merry Christmas to all my readers!

Charley Bulldog

This little beauty is called Charley. She was stolen from her home in Rugby, Warwickshire, during a burglary some weeks ago now, and her distraught owners want nothing more than to get her back. If she could come back for Christmas, that would be amazing, but just getting her back would be enough. If you […]

Lest we forget

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie In […]

Diamond Jubilee

Happy Diamond Jubilee, Ma’am!

Happy New Year

Wishing all my friends, relatives and loved ones all of the best for the coming year – I hope you all have an amazing 2012!