How to Build a Teardrop Trailer

Part Two To recap, having ‘spent up’ on a cycling holiday in Austria – five weeks last spring – I’m sure I told you, money will be tight, for any future trips, no B&B no YH, even campsites are very expensive now all are now out with my budget – a small sleeping pod wouldContinue reading “How to Build a Teardrop Trailer”

“There are no problems in this world – only solutions” John Lennon.

With ever-rising costs, B&B has long been out of my reach – youth hostels are good but mostly in big cities and even they are starting to stretch my meagre pension, making trips less and less frequent. “There are no problems in this world – only solutions” John Lennon. To this end I have decidedContinue reading ““There are no problems in this world – only solutions” John Lennon.”

No Place to Hide for the SNP

Westminster’s SNP leader, Blackford, plays a blinder as recruiting sergeant for the Alba party when he marched his troops out of the Commons. This week, Kenny MacAskill MP and Depute Leader of the Alba party, stood in a Commons debate and highlighted what was an important issue – Scotland’s vast energy bounty being cabled SouthContinue reading “No Place to Hide for the SNP”

Life is much the same for man and chimpanzees a one-way ticket and no guarintee.

Each and every Wednesday I would go out cycling in the Dales with a group of cyclists they were all like myself retiring, but do not think because they were in their twilight years they doodled along like geriatrics wheezing up every hill. For you see many had made a name for themselves in local,Continue reading “Life is much the same for man and chimpanzees a one-way ticket and no guarintee.”

Stop The War – End Expansion of NATO

Event Bulletin – 19/10/22 How Do We Get Peace in Ukraine? – Weds 26 OctThe war in Ukraine has already devastated large parts of the country, killing thousands and forcing millions to flee. Both sides are set on escalation, risking wider war and nuclear confrontation. Only a negotiated solution has a chance of bringing this nightmareContinue reading “Stop The War – End Expansion of NATO”

The More People I Meet, The More I Like Cats

I was halfway through my bike ride this morning when I had to stop and rummage in my pannier bag for my thermal cloves, clear night skies were the cause of my discomfort. I returned to St Andrews via Aldi to pick up bread and milk and why not treat myself to a chicken, costingContinue reading “The More People I Meet, The More I Like Cats”