Hereford Bus Depot….Reflections On The Past

Hereford Bus Depot….Reflections On The Past

There is an old saying, “ Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be”, as ever a clever play on words no doubt invented by a wag with a great sense of humour. I do not quite know how or why but somehow I have come to realise that actually I have become quite an old bloke. Now...

CILT Fellows Lunch…Jolly Good!

Well here we are again, it is that time of year again, all of Santa’s little helpers have served time on the naughty step and those who have been good are on their way to the rather splendid Copthorne Tara Hotel in the Royal borough of Kensington. To no doubt enjoy...
Focus Grasshopper, Focus…..

Focus Grasshopper, Focus…..

The vast majority of people who read these blogs, will probably have never heard of a programme that used to be highly popular back in the mid seventies of the previous millennium.. Suffice to say it had a profound effect on me that continues to this day. I talk of...
The World Cup….A Russian Triumph

The World Cup….A Russian Triumph

Well, like him or loathe him you cannot knock Vladimir Putin and the success of the Russian World Cup tournament. Against all the negativity of those who warned people not to go against allegations of unfriendliness, racism, and  thuggery, the truth is that Russia...

Bucharest Metro …Read All About It !

I remember the days when we used to travel to visit my cousin and the family in Bucharest from Mangalia, my hometown on the Black Sea coast. Making my way from a small place to what felt like the biggest place in the world to a 7-year-old boy. Arriving in Gara de Nord...

Breaking And Entering…..Stop Coach Thief!

I was having a late night foray the other day into Facebook, one of 5hose warm nights when I could not sleep, so I woke up and decided that I needed to do something. So, as the easiest option for a half asleep brain I thought was to slip into the brain fog that is...