As a tidy up to the end of 2012, I thought I would tell you that I am half way through reading La Virgen de Los Sicarios (Our Lady of the Assassins) by the Colombian writer Fernando Vallejo. It has also been made into a film.… more
I hope that you all had an enjoyable festive season and the year ended well for you. 2012 was an interesting year for me, not least because I stopped smoking on September 30th, so I have now completed three months without the dreaded weed.… more
So I got through Day01, and am now getting to the end of Day02.
I’ll keep you posted as I get further along, but there should be a vlog every day on YouTube.… more
Sunday, June 17th; it was with some trepidation the night before that I started charging up my camera batteries for a visit to the second day of the Wickenby Airshow & the 70th anniversary celebrations of the airfield. Saturday the 16th was a filthy day in Lincolnshire, with little let up in the rain and a temperature more suited to March than June.… more
I prepared this for myself as an exercise to learn how to talk about driving in Spanish. This is a fairly basic vocabulary and I will add to it from time to time. I hope that you find it useful. If it becomes too unwieldy I will turn it into a separate page.… more
Just to show I haven’t completely abandoned my blog, a few photos of where I have been working today whilst watching the Diamond Jubilee Coronation Cup and the Derby.