A Day In London

A Day In London

Day trip to London 23rd June 2021 The weather outlook was good so I decide to make my 1st trip to London since 2019 and the beginning of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  The pre-booked rail tickets cost £28 return. On the day I catch a local bus to Castle Station for the...

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Does Chocolate Give You Spots

Does Chocolate Give You Spots

Does Chocolate give you spots? An old wives tale or a truth “If we eat too much chocolate then will we get more spots” And quite frankly, it’s not strictly true, and it’s not quite as clear-cut as that. But before you rejoice and head out to stock up on the half-price...

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’81 The Original Diner

’81 The Original Diner

'81 The Original Diner - Hamburger Heaven Memories of 1971 and the opening of Buddies in 1981 Out of the ashes of the chain of restaurants called Buddies USA Diners came '81. Buddies USA Diners was sold to a local Northamptonshire company that immediately changed the...

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Japanes Art

Japanes Art

Painting is the preferred artistic expression in Japan, practiced by amateurs and professionals alike. Until modern times, the Japanese wrote with a brush rather than a pen, and their familiarity with brush techniques has made them particularly sensitive to the values and aesthetics of painting.

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Spare a Thought for Nature

Spare a Thought for Nature

We are close to lockdown ending and restrictions easing. Do you remember the chaos last year when the 1st lockdown was eased?  People flocked to the countryside and in many cases, they were ill-prepared, cared little for the environment and were ignorant of the countryside code.  Car owners parked in inappropriate and dangerous places. 

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