We’ve only just returned from an ‘Indian Summer’ holiday along with the canine timebomb puppy going by the name of Rosie…we do love her by the way…hence I’ve not been around on WP for a shortish while. Regrettably said break was not to my beloved France instead an English shire called Wiltshire our destination…retched Brexit … More THE TALKATIVE BUTCHER FROM THE WEST
Above: SHIRL’S CAFÉ & TABAC I’ll not be blogging for a couple of weeks or so. You see, having been forced by irksome airborne germs to cancel our usual lengthy summer sojourn across La Manche to a better place, crazy woman Shirl concluded we needed a break, a holiday of sorts. Spending good money on … More AN INSIDE OUT ESCAPE FROM LOCKDOWN
Dearest sweet Chantal, I do so hope the signed copy of my new book ‘The Shop That Sells Kisses’ has safely reached you and trust that on this occasion you will refrain from self-harm. I well remember that upon reading my last tome, ‘Gentlemen Prefer a Pulse’ you took a razor to your wrists, silly … More ADRIFT IN FRANCE
Dear Madam Armentieres, Just a quick note regarding the bijou gite of yours my wife and I rented last week. I recall that you did ask for feedback on the booking form. Well here it is! To say the place was on the small side is to exaggerate. If the truth be told a thong … More A FRENCH LETTER!
Well it’s near the end now. I’ve ‘clocked’ meself for the third time and by my reckoning the scrap heap soon beckons. Been a good old run I’ve had though. 22 owners and counting! Boy do I have some memories to share. Of course I didn’t always look like a ‘camp’ camper van – … More THE LIFE & TIMES OF HARRY THE CAMPER VAN
The sky above a pastiche of greys, the air below hangs still and sodden. The atmosphere so clammy and humid is nature’s very own sauna. It signals the imminent arrival of an electric storm. An addition to the potential drama in the heavens, here at ground level the actuality of a dramatization unfolds. The … More GUSSET OF POLKA DOT BIKINI BOTTOMS NEARLY KILLS ME – A ‘true’ story!