It’s a some what grotty Wednesday evening in September, but the weatherman says we are in for a revival of an Indian Summer this weekend.Continue reading "Fall is coming in Fridaywoods "
A 4am start saw me in Stockport by 9am this morning a few miles from a certain footballers appearance in magistrates court and a visit to Fridaywoods is pending. Well I’m home after a 470 mile roundtrip I have a rather nice dinner of chicken, veg and (My favourite) new potatoes. Now Stellas on the …Continue reading "A chilly evening walk in Fridaywoods "
My first visit in a while walking the wick, which should be considered a Nature reserve, with Stella my trusty side kick. It late August and the objections have all been registered, im.told by somebody in the know about these things that the planners will try to do d a way around the objections. It …Continue reading "Walking the wick. Day 2 of my new regime "
So much for winding down, Stella has an upset stomach do we’re out for a walk again. This time going along Berechurch Hall Rd into Mersea Rd and into the back of the woods. Berechurch Hall Rd is still remarkably busy with vans and cars hurrying everywhere, buses too. The grey clouds and the drop …Continue reading "Another walk, Stella seriously mate "
You know those days when you need everything to go right, no red lights only green, well today both to and from Portsmouth was fine it was only whilst there I had delays, 2 hours worth again. But thankfully I made it back to meet the engineer who was fixing our hot water, after four …Continue reading "Winding down after a day of frustration "
I’m not starting so early today, a short run to Oxford but not collecting until 8am, locally. It’s just gone 6am and I’m up and out with Stella, and as I don’t clock on until 7 I’m giving her a longer wander than normal. There are patches of blue in an otherwise cloudy grey sky, …Continue reading "A quiet start to Tuesday "
It is 6pm and still not cooling down, the thermometer in my can broke the thirty degree mark and to my reluctance Stella wants out among the trees of the woods. Against my better judgement I’m out in trees of Fridaywoods under the cooling protection of the tree canopy lining Ramparts lane. There’s hardly any …Continue reading "The silence of the trees "
Ok readers especially those in the UK will know it’s been really hot and that it is going to be for the next few days. In an effort to keep Stellas temperature down and keep her from overheating I am doing the following Cutting down the length of her walks and walking her at …Continue reading "Share your tips for keeping your dog cool in the heat "
After our walk this morning and a little bit of editing, we headed for Earls Colne the home of both my mother and my mother in law. As small village just outside Halstead on the Essex Suffolk border. According to the weather it hit around 27 and tomorrow may break the 30 degrees. But today …Continue reading "The hottest day of the year to my knowledge in earls colne"
It’s Saturday morning and as usual I’m awake around 6am, so Stella and I have gone for her morning walk in Fridaywoods before it hits the predicted mid 20s on the thermometer. The sun, where not in shadow, is already warm and I am treated to what remaons of the dawn chorus,over fridaywoods, I observe …Continue reading "Early Saturday morning in Fridaywoods with my little mate Stella "