I was up before dawn and took a short walk over to the eastern side of the camp to watch the sun rise over the hills. It’s so peaceful here on a morning. All I could hear was birds singing, a faraway dog barking and the wind through the trees. No traffic. It’s amazing when … More Holiday day four.
I’m sat on the decking, the temperature a balmy 22 degrees at half past seven in the evening. I’ve got beer, fresh bread, and the olds are busy dishing up crisp salads and barbecuing steaks, chicken, belly pork, sausages. I can feel the heat of the sunburn on my back. There’s a slight sting to … More Holiday day three.
Holiday day two (written on the morning of day three). Slightly fuzzy head this morning. Last night we dined at a cheap and cheerful restaurant and I met some of the ‘neighbours’. Paul from Oldham with a self-inflicted OAFC tattoo on his arm was sat to my right; opposite, ex-RSM and Spurs fanatic Carole. Interesting … More Holiday day two.
I committed to the idea of writing a blog post a day in September knowing full well I’d be spending a week of that month on holiday. I’m sat by the pool right now, legs dangling in cool water and writing this in retrospect. Today (yesterday) my prompt was my favourite TV shows. How boring. … More Holiday day one.
I’ve said thing before. Writing, to me, is therapy. When I have something on my mind that I need to rationalise or understand, writing it down helps me do this. It helps me break down complex situations and get to grips with why things happened or are happening. I suppose this harks back to the … More Your favourite things about blogging.
I was going to write about something else because I don’t like exposing this sort of information to the great masses of the planet, but I’m sleep deprived and willing to tell you just about anything so here goes: Taylor Swift Specifically the album Red featuring 22, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, I … More Your top guilty pleasures.
“He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.” Friedrich Nietzsche – Beyond Good and Evil “It is better to fail aiming high than to succeed aiming low. And we of Spurs have set our … More Favourite Quotes.
It’s amazing how being a parent can change your out look on life. Many years ago if asked to make a wish I’d have said money or fame or something to improve my existence, but being a parent and responsible for the life of another gives you a different perspective. Tonight we went to see … More Make a wish.
Rather than write about my day, here it is in video format. I didn’t work out how to turn off location. Sorry about that. And I should have used landscape mode.
Black boots. Black socks. Black combat trousers. Utility belt with handcuffs, pepperspray, baton. Black polo shirt. Kevlar body armour with torch, second set of handcuffs, airwave radio set, X26 taser, four pens, bodyworn video camera, latex gloves, folding knife, CPR faceshield.