Walking the Ouse Valley Way with a bag o’ bread, hoping to feed the ducks that reside in the lakes and reservoirs. Unfortunately the only ducks I found were circling various islands, far beyond the range of my throwing arm. I know this because I gave it a go in an attempt to draw the… Continue reading Feeding time
Working in the country, you get used to insects and creepy-crawlies making their way into your work space, particularly in hot weather when the windows are open. So, it was unsurprising when a hornet found itself in our office but I didn’t realise this until after the girls had suddenly shrieked and ran out, closing… Continue reading Buzz
The couple sheltering from the rain under my archway were probably enjoying a magical romantic moment – until I unwittingly blundered outside to check the credit on my gas meter. I suppose for them the clichés of time standing still were in full effect. I’ve experienced this phenomena before but usually during such activities as… Continue reading Urban romance
I’m not what you might call a natural driver but I do enjoy the rare serendipitous moment when you reach a roundabout just in time for a lorry to pin back the approaching traffic, leaving you free to zip across unencumbered. Thanks Mister Artic! I’m still not entirely convinced I do roundabouts correctly. If you’re… Continue reading Articulation
Leaving Jen and Lloyd’s to find her cats don’t want me to go, having taken up residency in my open car. Edgar had been exploring the back seats (I’ve been told he regularly dives into vehicles if he finds the door open as many a delivery man has discovered) before diving out spooked, while Scar… Continue reading Cat taxi
I admit I’m too tall for most shops but the bank counter is particularly wearing on the back, leaning down to the tiny speakers and tinier microphone. I only really noticed this on my recent visit as I had to have a long chat about why The AA (a fine upstanding organisation) have taken a… Continue reading Unauthorised
Do you think Adele and Ed Sheeran are using their album titles to express some kind of mathematical pop equation?