Monthly Archives: May 2013

Barline Tardis (flash post)

Oh, What a shame! The old red telephone box full of free books to swap and donate on Barline (this is an old road name), in Beer (East Devon), has recently disappeared. The article in this link explains how it got there: http://bit.ly/11zAhBB But where did it go? Advertisements

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Cosmic

I’ve been looking for a new lodger since Max left. Sometimes it’s easy and sometimes, like now, hardly anyone suitable answers my advert. To be fair the ad has become more prescriptive as time has gone by. No smoking, no raw meat, no bikes, and a preference for someone working office hours. Now there’s the […]

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Thoughts on seafaring…(reflective post)

I’ve been thinking about fishing and the fishing industry. Who hasn’t this week? Aside from depleted fish stocks there is the empty reality of depleted fishing communities in most coastal harbours. It’s been a long slow decline. Local museums tell the story of former vibrant and bustling communities. Fishing boats carried home the catch, and […]

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Pleasantries #4 friday:trivial

So Max, the Italian 7 foot lodger, left us this week. Time to move in with his girlfriend up town: she had arrived from Italy and they wanted some space. He was too tall for the house; he kept bumping his head on the kitchen pendant lights and looking irritated at them. But despite his […]

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Very Scilly

World Pilot Gig Championships on BBC Spotlight There’s a phrase I heard recently that if you’re not by the sea: bring the sea to you.

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