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Bone fide

Where are the bones of St Edmund? It’s not a problem I would normally bend my mind to, preoccupied as it usually is with football, poetry and what to have for lunch. But I’ve just finished reading a book on the subject and it seems that they are not where...
Tuna friendly

Tuna friendly

Blackbirds like tuna! Especially when dried and processed with vegetables and who knows what else in brown chunks designed for (and eaten by) cat-up-the-road. This is the evidence: forget raisins, seed, old apples and special concoctions packaged by the RSPB; £2...
Tilly

Tilly

This is a picture of cat-up-the-road eating. We tried feeding her indoors but one day she had a few too many chunks (possibly the tuna) which, when mixed with milk, seemed to set her stomach ‘on edge’. Hah. The consequence was a lot of brown liquid on the...

Casting off

I am seriously (again) considering self publishing. It’s come up recently at the writers’ group and after a quick look on the Web it’s clear that the technology for POD (Print On Demand) and short run digital printing is moving on. Publishers like...

My new maxim

Life is long and blogs are (or should be) short.