Ever since I was born back in March 1972 I have had a dog around me. Stella is the 8th of varying lengths of a line of dogs that were mostly crossed breed. The day I was born Teddy all I really recall was he was brown and poss a Labrador terrier cross. Then came …Continue reading "Why Dogs rather than Cats "
The temperature of November It’s the last weekend in November and the morning temperature is plummeting. With a good ground frost covering the cars and grass areas where there’s no footfall. The sky is not cloudless but it’s pretty clear as Stella and I step out for our morning walk. A nights heavy wind and …Continue reading "Temperature is dropping. "
It’s that Strictly time of year It’s that time time of year again, Strictly come dancing is up and running and the popularity contest is over and now it’s the dancing competition proper, who will win, I don’t know but my money is on Debbie McGee and Alexandra into the final. Then there’s the x …Continue reading "It’s that time of year again "
Icy cold morning It’s Sunday morning 7am and I’m out with Stella. Apart from the full moon the sky is clear, not a single cloud to be seen. It’s also Icy seriously Icy. I’m wishing I had grabbed my gloves as Jack is definitely biting at them today. Mersea Rd is unusually busy for a …Continue reading "Icy cold sunday morning walk "
Winter warmer The temperature is beginning to fall outside making me think of my favourite winter warmers. Starring with good old fashioned Shepherds/cottage pie. I don’t give a monkey’s if it’s made with lamb or beef mince it’s the king of the winter warmers. Hey it’s mince again, spaghetti Bolognese made without the trade marked …Continue reading "What’s your favourite winter warmer"
omelette I started the day in my usual way, white coffee, no sugar. My packed lunch 2 litres orange and mango diluted of course 1 banana An Apple 1 tangerine a tub of ham 2 go ahead bars My dinner a simple plain omelette, 2 eggs. Well according to my fitness pal I’ve only had …Continue reading "Fasting Day fitness, well i think so "
Mini-Heatwave Since Wednesday they’ve been predicting a mini heatwave this, the penultimate weekend of September 2017. Well the first picture shows grey skies, to the west, and the second, Red sky in the morning, according to the old rhyme that’s shepherds warning! The Garrison Walk Its 6.30am Stella and I are on the garrison walk, …Continue reading "Mini heatwave, well according to the weatherman "
It’s a 3.30am start for me on this Thursday morning, first coffee sat at home. Next walk the dogContinue reading "Running on Caffeine "
Well it’s a week or so since my Indian Summer post, I couldn’t have been more wrong. Today the summer‘s fans go back on the loft and whilst I’m up there I’ll move the Christmas decorations nearer the hatch. As Stella and I begin our Sunday morning trek the heaters are both on in the …Continue reading "Indian Summer my arse"
You either love or hate Marmite Ok I know but it got your attention. They say you either love or hate things like Marmite. So I must be the exception that proves the rule or am I proof of the power of suggestion? I’m 45 and only recently discovered I like Marmite but then maybe …Continue reading "The marmite effect "