Category Archives: My World and As I See It

The Men’s Shed


Some three months ago I was at my monthly Repair Cafe in Farnham ( see other posts) when a chap called Ed, who was there to repair furniture, needed a electrical heater repaired. It belonged to a friend who is … Continue reading

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40? Not possible!


My daughter passed a milestone age last week, she turned 40 years old. I’ll avoid the cliches of ‘where did that time go’, because those sorts of comments are boring. I would like to discuss how the hell I could … Continue reading

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Like a bunch of kids…


I’m referring to the debacle of the ‘Leaders Debate’s on TV last night on BBC1. I switched off after the introductions and the the first ten minutes. They all talked at once, didn’t say anything of import, and generally acted … Continue reading

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The 6th May 2017


Saturday 6th May 2017 was a day of contrasts in two main ways: marriage and rugby. Many months ago we were invited to the wedding of good friends John and Sue Wells’ daughter, Hannah. The wedding was to take place … Continue reading

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Farnham’s Last stand.


I’m referring of course to Farnham Rugby Union Football Club (FRUFC) who currently occupy top spot in the London 3 South West league. Despite only getting back from Australia the night before l was determined to get to the last match … Continue reading

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This won’t be the last time.


So, our third trip to ‘down under’ is complete. Including our previous trips we have spent a total of 15 weeks in Australia. Now don’t jump to the conclusion that we might up sticks and move out to that lovely … Continue reading

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The Repair Cafe


For the last 18 months or so, I have been involved with a repair cafe. A Repair Cafe is a meeting place for people who have something that needs repairing, and people who could possibly repair them. The movement started … Continue reading

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