Monthly Archive: December 2014

Back off and let me browse

Posted on December 30, 2014

“How are you getting on?” Note the open question requiring more than a yes or no reply. The problem is that I don’t feel like chatting. 


It’s early morning and I’m the only customer in the shop. Three sales assistants have now asked me.. >>> more

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This is your captain speaking

Posted on August 30, 2018

We were flying Ryanair from Stansted Airport. 



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Let the wind blow high, let the wind blow low

Posted on June 27, 2018

I spent last week on the island of Skye. It was lovely, apart from the wind... >>> more

Thirty minus one

Posted on April 29, 2018

Thirty years married. How could it have slipped our.. >>> more