Lockdown Elephants

The 2020 lockdowns were so good for my creative output. As evidence have a look at all those NHS rainbows that I made. I haven’t been as nearly as productive as last year. But then I’ve been doing other things,…

Marine Tracker

I do like to live beside the seaside!  When I’m home I blessed with seeing the English Channel on most days even if it’s just a peep from the car to and from work.  It looms at me when I…

Elbow

So last night we went to see Elbow, the guys who are responsible for my phone’s ringtone. It’s our first concert since all those pesky lockdown rules were lifted. Was it a good night? Hell yes! Am I even more…

Wild Swimming

The first of September! A new month and a new wild swimming challenge. Here’s a selfie from three years ago taken before I ate all the pies during lockdown. I’m wearing one of the first presents that Hot Stuff bought…

Parking Angel

Does anyone else have a parking angel?  He/she/they are invaluable around these parts during the busy summer season.  I invoke mine to find me a spot in busy car parks.  It never fails to work. Another of my friends swears…

Cheddar

It’s a Bank Holiday and ideally I’d have liked to fill in with back to back leisure activities. We’re hoping to pop out in our kayaks later today. Yesterday though I was too knackered to paddle anywhere. On Saturday we’d…