Happy New Year….im off oot!!!

New Year

There is something kinda symbolic about New Year for anglers. I mean Christmas is all about eating and presents n all that whereas new year is more of a starting point, a turning point. You have got through the worst of the waiting game for the next season and it is now a downhill coast. [...]

Sri Lanka Devastation

I seen one of the hotels i stayed in on the telly the other day. It was getting washed away. Shocking the amount of people that have been killed. There is no real structure in Sri Lanka, I mean a lot of houses over there are like shacks and still live without electricity and running [...]

New Bathroom

So we are getting a new bathroom put in just now. When we had our new kitchen put in it took 6 months and involved flooding the guy downstairs around 6 times….the last time he came upstairs and said he was going to “come after” me if it happened again. It didnt, I shouted at [...]

Well that was Christmas then!!

Well thats that I suppose. I have eaten too much and quite possibly drank too much. On Christmas day I got one of these…a Robosapien To be honest I was a bit bemused…..I mean a Robot? Does the thing fish?? will it help me tie flies?? After I had destroyed the Christmas tree and chased [...]

Happy Christmas

A good book!!

Every now and then I suppose you have got to stop reading and thinking about fishing …take a deep breath and read something different. And here it is…..

Synopsis In the mid 1980s Erwin James was sentenced to life imprisonment. Over recent years, he has written powerfully about prison life for the Guardian. [...]

Presents…..this time of year!

Well hello there, I hope you are all being very good and buying all your presents in plenty of time and not rushing about at the last minute. I have been very good and let my better half do all the shopping and just leave myself to buy something for her. So the other day [...]

Top Tips 2#

So I was out for a walk the other day and most useful it was too. I would like to present this little photo. To the left is the river, to the right is a path, the crosses in the middle is a kind of a indentation in the ground where the water seems to [...]

WEird Dream

I am even dreaming about fishing shops now. Last night I had a dream where I was in a small friendly fishing shop. The shop keeper and I leant on the counter and just had a chat; he let me try out rods and showed me how to tie up a particularly tricky fly. I [...]

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