Sunday, 27 May 2012

How Big?

Think we got a bit carried away while strawberry picking this weekend.

"You won't get that one in the car, son."

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

At Last

Temperatures in my little part of England finally exceeded 25 degrees Celsius (around 77 degrees Fahrenheit)- yea! It was a bit of a shock leaving the nice air conditioned office at 3.30 I can tell you. I'm now working in the middle of the office so no outside windows. Wasn't too much of a struggle to stop at ASDA on my home to pick up two litres of Cornish Ice Cream mmm.

Looks like summer might actually be on it's way (about time) although we do have a double public holiday for Her Majesty's Jubilee coming up, so you can bet cool weather and rain can't be far off LOL!

Sunday, 20 May 2012


Our leaders took time out on Saturday night from trying to fix the world economy (or whatever it is they think they were doing) to watch the European Champions League football final. That's the football played with a round ball. English team Chelsea were taking on the might of Germany's Bayern Munich.

British Prime Minister David Cameron (left) looks rather pleased, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel seems to be rather concerned. Not at all sure who the fella in the middle was rooting for.

I'm just so pleased to see they had their priorities right: that saving western economies from going bung wasn't quite as important as spending 90 plus minutes watching a bag of air being chased around a pitch by a bunch of over-paid pretty boys LOL.

For anyone not interested in world finance, the score at the end of 90 minutes being one each and penalties being used to decide the outcome. The final score was Chelsea 4 - 3 Bayern Munich.

Saturday, 19 May 2012


What better way to celebrate the Queen's reign than with the original and best yeast extract product in the world?

Weak willed fool that I am, I couldn't say no in the supermarket. Suppose I could put it down to being patriotic, I guess.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Winter- The Sequel

Apparently it's been snowing in Staffordshire today.

Isn't it supposed to be Spring by now?

Sunday, 13 May 2012


No I'm not off on my travels again just yet. But just look what I found by chance in a local supermarket:

Readers of long standing will recall that I love this imported beer. It's just that I don't seem to be able to locate it that frequently and in fact I suspect the last time was possibly in 2007. That's far too long to wait. At £1.80 (about AU/US $2.90) per bottle they're a tad pricey but come on, it would have been rude to refuse wouldn't it? LOL

Saturday, 12 May 2012

Three Visitors

It's not often I come home to see anything more interesting than say a pigeon or blackbird sitting on my roof. Yesterday evening was one such rare occasion when something vaguely "exotic" stops by; lucky I had my camera to hand. See if you can work out what they are...

Do you think the one on the left had fallen out with the other two?

Isn't he/she lovely?

Any bird lovers want to tell me what they were?

Friday, 4 May 2012

Star Wars Day

May The Fourth Be With You.