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Crafting it Up

As a child I loved to draw and make things. Nothing overly spectacular; I remember the most advanced item I attempted to make was a hovercraft from a lump of polystyrene, some small batter powered motors and fan blade – it was a resoundingly poor effort really but the feeling I remember most is that …

Meteorologically Speaking

Whilst¬†indolently watching Countryfile on Sunday and simultaneously reading my book (A Free Country, more about this later) my attention was grabbed by the weather forecast that is injected into the program where the weatherperson presenting seems to dress-down when compared with the usual standards of dress for the the BBC weather presenters. On this occasion …

It’s a Beautiful Day

Out on the bike this morning at 6:45 with the sun yet to make an appearance. But it’s presence was felt as it wasn’t dark – I would describe it as incandescent. It’s a beautiful morning and it was poetic to see the sun breach the horizon in the east, it’s illuminating orange light bathing …