On my shoulder, sometimes I feel like the first day of that food was horrible. Sometimes I eat, sometimes I don’t. I often laugh, never more than a few times. Once I was put into good company and whatever came to me that day was a ducted stench that morning for breakfast. It’s true. What […]
xmas letter 2018 [The link (above) has the pdf version of our Christmas card insert with some pictures included.] Dear Friends and Family, As 2018 draws to a close, we can be grateful that it’s been a pretty good year for us. Jim retired in February, for good this time, and I kept on working […]
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
Hello! This is my first attempt at blogging. My goal with this blog is to create a handcrafted card each day in 2019. I want to share with you my process, achievements and discoveries. Join me on my journey!
Grasmere in the Lake District was the picturesque venue for this years British fell relay championships, with Ambleside AC hosting the event. This is one in which our club Valley Striders AC has had some attendance at in the past but not with regularity. This is in part due to often long distances required to […]
Title: Gazelle in the Shadows Author: Michelle Peach Genre: Thriller, Fiction Cover: Summary: from Amazon In the mid 90s, Elizabeth Booth is a young British college student studying Arabic at Durham University. With some travel and work already under her belt, she excels at her studies and is sent to Damascus to immerse herself in […]
Leicester-based rock ‘n’ rollers Gazelle have been busy preparing for their hotly-anticipated return to the live arena this Saturday, which also coincides with the release of their stunning new single, ‘Finger on the Trigger’. Formed in 2016, the four-piece had an instant chemistry, in and out of the studio. After quickly recording a few live […]
The beginning of the Kenyan adventure. Leaving Nairobi on the road to Nakuru the roads were smooth and empty, about an hour into the journey the pot holes began. I think some had turned into black holes. We dropped down into the spectacular Rift Valley, driving down the winding road on the escarpment, you could […]
My favourite album of 2018 is Double Negative by Low. Low are a fine band with a discography built up over 25 years that, while unshowy, must surely make any other band weep. Like the songs of, for example, Leonard Cohen, beneath what may appear like superficial gloominess has always been a beating heart of […]
Find something for every type of athlete on your list this year at these local gyms and sports shops.
For people in heaven, Ishwar has arranged hundreds and thousands of Apsaras or ‘Harlot’ as per the term used by Hindus on this issue. Hindu fanatics try to make mockery of Muslims on this issue but have they ever read what their scripture say about it? Parashara Smriti 3.28-29 Celestial damsels seize for themselves, and take […]