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Life is a rusty rollercoaster

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  • Wonders of nature
    I know nature is a wonderful thing, our planet is amazing isn’t it, from the highest peaks of The Andes to the black, bottomless oceans. Creatures of all […]
  • SCOOBY POO!
    Scooby Doo came on telly the other day. I used to love cartoons when I was a kid, Tom and Jerry, Daffy duck, Speedy Gonzales that kind of […]
  • A light touch.
    Paul locked the cubicle and sat on the toilet lid. He pulled out the purse and zipped it open, deftly picking out the notes and counting quickly. Fourty […]
  • Intensive Scare.
    So there I was in the garden, sun shining, busying around like Alan Titchmarsh on speed. Cutting the tree back a bit and getting rid of the jungle […]
  • Eton Mess…
    Eton CollegeThe place to beGet to the topAll things parliamentaryConservative leadersChurned out, never stopReminds me ofAn Indian sweatshopMoulded by moneySculptured on powerChiselled in arroganceThey grow to devourAnd the […]
  • The Bank Card
    That tinny ringing in my ear goes on for a while… “Hello….welcome to ******bank…. So we can help you please listen to the following options….. Oh God… Press […]
  • NORTH POINT.
    We have a few shopping centres dotted about here in Hull. These kind of places are all very similar aren’t they, same shops, same bright lights. But we […]
  • Family history
    I’ve been researching my family tree for a few years now, off and on because basically, I’m hoping somewhere down the line I have royal blood. After all […]
  • THE PATTIE.
    What the hell is that I hear you cry! This humble dish is a Hull Pattie. When Egon Ronay, the well known food critic tried one he wept […]
  • 2886+973/95=180!
    Maths….I’ve never really got my head around it, I’m numerically dyslectic I reckon. The maths thick table and I were good friends, my name scratched into the wood […]
  • Ye Plotting Parlour…
    We have a few old pubs in Hull. One of them is called Ye Old White Harte. And it is old, built in 1550, tucked down a little […]
  • Gobbledygook
    Had a brief chat with a very Scottish gentleman yesterday about his dog. He said, “Fbhgrggvi.. kadfvggc.. Staffie! gswrgxjhug ..bad press! Dinnae srthvfdk ..great dog!” I nodded, patted […]
  • GALA.
    Well here I am in the sunny (and warm!) Town of Galashiels, Scotland, or as the locals simply call it, Gala. It’s not too far from Edinburgh but […]
  • Sea of blue
    Hull became the City of Culture in 2017. A year long festival and then beyond. It’s been such a fantastic time with numerous events. An American photographer called […]
  • Back door blues…
    So the dining room door has dropped…. You have to kind of lift the handle to close it with a grinding snap, the whole frame shuddering, a 5.5 […]