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Boss Hogg Day

The 2nd February is Groundhog Day. An occasion citizen’s of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, observe the behaviour of local groundhogs as they emerge from their burrows. In particular their reactions to that […]
Boss Hogg Day

Rhyming Conundrums

Uninvited, unexpected, unwelcome and under our skin, heavy snow is once again ‘gracing’ the populace of West Yorkshire. Woken by my spouse Karen’s singing as she ironed, this morning I […]
Rhyming Conundrums

Hello Stranger!

This morning I opened the bedroom curtains to be greeted by a little seen spherical object overhead. Mustard of colour, it bequeathed a comforting warmth to my unshaven face and equally hirsute chest. […]
Hello Stranger!

Mother’s Day Musings

Despite it still being March, yesterday’s pleasant West Yorkshire temperatures allowed for our family Mother’s Day roast dinner to be consumed alfresco. The sunny temperate weather enabling my wife, adult children, my parents and I to […]

Unlimited Food For Thought

When you reside in the United Kingdom, there has to be an acceptance (begrudged or otherwise) of the unpredictability of its temperate climate. Our summers are unlikely to bequeath us […]

The North Wind Shall Blow

As we hurtle towards February, like a 5th century Byzantine fleeing Attila the Hun, temperatures have taken a dip in Blighty. The chill isn’t anywhere near as severe as a Canadian winter […]

They’re Just Wild About Harry

As we hurtle relentlessly towards ‘Christmas Day’, this morning’s winter sky exhibited a greyness akin to that John Major’s Prime Ministership in the 1990’s. Like the former Tory leader, the prevailing meteorological […]