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August blog

When I started this blog I vowed to make my reports as honest as possible, but the last couple of months have made pretty dismal reading, such has been the dearth of my target species, the mighty Barbel. 2,985 more words


Mairie 2.0

Le rôle de la mairie est centrale dans l’écot-système d’une ville, c’est pourquoi il est nécessaire que de le redéfinir dans le cadre d’une économie contributive.

Bath Time

Becca loves her baths.  She will sit in the water for a full twenty minutes without one squawk of protest.   

I think these pictures really show how chubby she is getting. 158 more words


How To Catch Big Chub on the Stour, Longham, Dorset

Might I have cracked the notoriously difficult free fishing stretch of the Stour at Longham?

A Year of Trying

After moving to sunny Boscombe, Dorset in 2016, I took it upon myself to locate the large chub and barbel that allegedly reside in this free stretch of the River Stour. 938 more words


Beyond The Streamer Weed

I flicked the banded pellet beyond the streamer weed avoiding the low lying branches from a fallen Willow, that had been felled by last years storms. 76 more words


Google Search: "shut in dating"

I love my wit, yet I despair it is dying with my wildest dream of finding someone to love me – or of ever finding myself worthy of love from someone else. 589 more words


End of June and It's Time for Barbel

The last day of the month had arrived and an early start found my brother-in-law Ber and myself heading along the M4 motorway for a days fishing on the River Wye. 539 more words