These beautiful photographs of Burton on Trent are shared with kind permission of Burtonian photographer, Mac McCree. The Ferry Bridge crossing the River Trent on a beautiful summer's day. The Ferry Bridge with St Peter's Church in the background. A beautiful job was done when the brirdge was recently renovated. The viaduct joins the Ferry … Continue reading UK Photos
A couple of days ago I was kicked out of my slumbers at 05:45 by dogs barking. Constantly. I could hear them going crazy at a distance (obviously the front gate) then after a gap (while they raced down the garden path) closer-by at the rear/side fence. Clearly something or someone was on the prowl. … Continue reading Unexpected Visitors
So April is ITV time. No I’m not talking about the British television stations, I’m talking vehicles. Specifically my vehicle, which was due for its annual roadworthy test, which in Spain is called an ITV or Inspección Técnica de Vehículos if you really want to know. So begins the annual pilgrimage. The procedure is that … Continue reading My Annual Pilgrimage
Talking of the twins… We were? Yes. We being the royal we, as in ‘im indoors’ and me. I asked him to fetch me a drink of my (non-alcoholic) wine from the fridge as he ‘owed me one’ for the day. “Oh yeah?” he says. “Yeah,” I replied, “for not being there when they were … Continue reading Anyone for Twins?
If you look in the drop-down menu of Crazy Ramblings you will see that I described, at quite some length, the degree of my General Stupidity when it came to setting up this blog. I eventually managed to sort myself out, though dog knows how. Unfortunately I must have blogged myself out with that because I … Continue reading I’ve done it again.
I have no excuses, I am just SHOWING OFF. Look what I found today ...