Any Port In A Storm ?
Today I wandered through Widnes Market and was surprised to see an impromptu cafe set up amongst all the stalls. Who, I wondered, is so desperate for a cuppa…
posted on Jan. 31, 2009
Where To Pick Up Men ...... If You're Over 50
Today I had an early doctor's appointment and afterwards decided to have breakfast in the cafe at my local supermarket. I was amazed at how many older men were…
posted on Jan. 30, 2009
Lytham St. Anne's
Today I took a day's leave and decided to drive out to Lytham St. Annes, which is about 55 miles away from me on the north west coast of England. As you can…
posted on Jan. 29, 2009
Down and Out
Who ever would have thought that the once great Woolworths would become somewhere that the down and outs congregated ?
posted on Jan. 28, 2009
Today, in the name of art, I forced myself to go into the new milkshake bar that has opened by my place of work. You can get a milkshake made up of any sweet…
posted on Jan. 27, 2009
The Magnificence of Diet Coke
DISCLAIMER: NO DIET COKE WAS WASTED IN THE MAKING OF THIS SET. My friend Pam reckons that there isn't a week goes by that I don't “…. endorse the magnificence…
posted on Jan. 26, 2009
Year of the Ox
We had a beautiful bright, though cold, day to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Liverpool. Waiting for the parade. Sometimes the toys are more enthralling than…
posted on Jan. 25, 2009
Fast Food Nation
I have to admit I am a child of the ‘80s. I was here for the birth of fast food in the UK, and I am still a frequent partaker ……… despite having read the book…
posted on Jan. 24, 2009
Jackie Fish isn't feeling too well today. So she's been keeping her eye on me, making sure I don't go too far away.
posted on Jan. 23, 2009
Hours : Minutes : Seconds
I like watches. In fact, I love watches. I have quite a number, and some of them were quite expensive. But this is my favourite watch. It cost me £20 from…
posted on Jan. 22, 2009
Do We Need A Special Day To Say "I Love You" ?
Today I noticed that the shops are gearing up for the next commercial rip-off: Valentines Day. Do we really need a special day to tell the person you love how…
posted on Jan. 21, 2009
Day or Night ?
I took this photo at 8am this morning. When I loaded it onto my pc and looked at it I thought it could probably pass for either a day or a night shot.
posted on Jan. 20, 2009
Today It Finally Snowed
After weeks of freezing weather we finally got a flurry of snow this afternoon. Happily it didn't stick - due to the rain that fell this morning.
posted on Jan. 19, 2009
My Friend Toddy
I'm a volunteer dog walker for the Dogs Trust , the UK's largest dog welfare charity. Living alone and working full time I don't have the opportunity to own my…
posted on Jan. 18, 2009
I've Seen The Light
I took my car to the car wash today and at one point I thought I was about to witness some divine apparition.
posted on Jan. 17, 2009
Ferry Across The Mersey
Rather than go onboard the Ark Royal, I thought it might be nice to board one of the Mersey Ferries and see the ship from the water. Ark Royal The Royal Iris It…
posted on Jan. 16, 2009
HMS Ark Royal
Today HMS Ark Royal, the ffth ship to bear that name, docked at Liverpool. It will be berthed here for four days so I might try to get a closer look at it over…
posted on Jan. 15, 2009
This morning I noticed that the sun is now almost up before I am. Hopefully it won't be long until the sun is already up when I awake.
posted on Jan. 14, 2009
Lazy Night In Front Of The TV
Tonight my kids and I decided to have a lazy night in front of the TV. In your pj's by 8pm with the TV, a book, and a cat. Does life get any better than this ?…
posted on Jan. 13, 2009
The Cavern Wall of Fame: Liverpool, UK
The Cavern Wall of Fame was unveiled in 1997 and is a vivid reminder of all those groups who played at the famous Cavern Club . Visitors immediately recognize…
posted on Jan. 12, 2009