The one that got away, Jersey style

I dream of days gone by, memories come flooding in from time to time, one such tale from across the great pond… Being from the very small island of Jersey in the English Channel, where lots of fish come to play, we, as young men, were eager, morning, noon and night, to fish! It was…

Seeds for 2013

Little Seeds We Sow in Spring Little seeds we sow in spring growing while the robins sing, give us carrots, peas and beans, tomatoes, pumpkin, squash and greens. And we pick them one and all through the summer, through the fall. Winter comes, then spring, and then little seeds we sow again. – Else Holmelund…

Damn those condescending surveys…

I recently read an article which honestly excuse, the use of bad language pissed me off. I will enlighten you as to my thoughts and the reasons behind it, please do not take offence I mean no harm, just well, it took me by total surprise. The article was based on findings on how to…

I care…

This feeling that we get when someone close is unwell can sometimes be too much for any of us to bear. Having; recently had a very close friend go through a lot, I believe it is always best to be strong and brave through it all, not for yourself. But for the person, they may…

Do the curmudgeons of this world have it right?

Another day goes by and it seems to me as though this year has been the quickest yet! I remember when I was a little younger, when with company they would sometimes say “life flies by as you get older” and I know I didn’t think much of it, but what happened to 2012? We…

Washroom nightmare…

Here’s a funny thing; working in an office can be quite comical also. This one chap in the office who has a little problem with Mondays (shall we say), was in work on Tuesday. He wasn’t feeling too good but was in work nonetheless. If he is not coming in, he always calls even if…

Banana peel slip up

All the doom and gloom and ranting needs to be lightened up… In light of my previous posts I thought it was about time to show a slightly more humorous side to who I am. Really, it is not all doom and gloom out there in this big old crazy place we call the world.…