Hand gel obsession

London again by train today – this time for my hip as it’s still bothering me a lot.   I got messaged by the NHS test and trace yesterday (notification that I may have been in contact with someone with Covid). I suspect it came from the airport and I had to get a PCRContinue reading “Hand gel obsession”

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Captain Woodgett of the Cutty Sark

I’ve been meaning to visit his grave for years and finally went this week. It wasn’t easy to find – hidden away in a tiny countryside church at the top of a hill just outside Burnham Norton in Norfolk. It took a few minutes looking between the gravestones but there it was – unmistakably, withContinue reading “Captain Woodgett of the Cutty Sark”

The pointless phenomenon of tailgating?

This is not to be confused with the other variety – a social event held on and around the open tailgate of a vehicle. The one I’m talking about involves people driving too close to the back of your car to stop in time. It’s one of my top bugbears. It’s not that I drive slowly – on the contraryContinue reading “The pointless phenomenon of tailgating?”