Monthly Archives: May 2017

When I (almost) met Mike Burrows

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Recently we went over to Norfolk for the day as my youngest daughter was in a Kayak K2 race (and they won!).  Before we came home we paid a visit to Toni, a family friend.   It was there I … Continue reading

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Importance of friends

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Following on from yesterday’s post about the importance of saying “thank you” to friends, this also applies to my long standing friendship with Wallie.  It seems to me that as the years tick by, the importance of friends seems greater … Continue reading

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The importance of saying “thank you”

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This is my friend Geoff and this post is all about the importance of saying thank you.  We have known each other since the last century when I lived in Hereford and I recently paid him, his wife Lorraine and … Continue reading

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A Moulton at Waitrose, Ampthill

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I spotted this Moulton bicycle outside Waitrose, Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire.  It caught my eye as I have arranged to visit my friend Geoff in Hereford next weekend and he knows a thing or two about these bikes. For myself, I’m … Continue reading

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If I were Prime Minister for a day

We had a funny conversation while driving along. It was if I were Prime Minister for a day – what would I do.  I thought it could be fun to mention here.  Here goes. Sugar tax Yep, I’d bring this … Continue reading

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A trip to the Dentist

These days I don’t mind a trip to the Dentist at all, especially when I go for a check-up and get told everything is fine.  That’s always a relief as I feel I have been getting my comeuppance for having … Continue reading

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All sorts at the gym

Take any group of people and chances are you’ll get a good cross section of personalities. This is certainly the case with all sorts at the gym.  As I’ve put my membership on hold for the next three (summer) months, … Continue reading

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Honor Cycles; a conversation

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I’ve just been having a kind of conversation with Simon, of Honor Cycles.  It went like this….. So you’ve started a new bike servicing business.  Tell me the basics – what’s it called and where do you operate? Honor Cycles is … Continue reading

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Fossilised brain?

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I have some lovely colleagues in the Council, including some who are not inhibited in speaking their mind.  One of my colleagues who is managing to survive on a slice of cucumber for lunch (and looking increasing like a stick … Continue reading

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