Tag Archives: David Attenborough

Let us now praise famous men…

Though not all of them.  Fame is a tricky monkey, it can turn on famous people and claw them so badly that you cannot see them ever again without the scars.  It can lean down from the lofty heights it … Continue reading

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When I was younger I resented time spent tidying up.  Any hobbyist, miniaturist or artist will tell you that all the creativity happens on the last six inches of the table.  By then, like an athlete, you’ve warmed up and … Continue reading

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Lay-by clowns.

When commuting fifty miles on a regular basis, it is a matter of months before one stops noticing the weather, the traffic flow and the road works and starts noticing more esoteric matters. I first noticed the lay-by clowns quite … Continue reading

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