Dawsholm Park under threat

Dawsholm Park is under threat, this time from a school.

A PRIVATE school in Glasgow is in talks with the council to buy one of the city’s public parks.

Dawsholm Park, between Kelvindale and Bearsden, is up for sale and Glasgow City Council is in “discussions” with St Aloysius College.

The Jesuit independent school, [...]

First Wedding Anniversary

So today is my first wedding anniversary. How a year flashes past when you are having fun

I am not in the Sage club

So I am not in the Sage club. Emmanuelle has got a Sage rod; Alex recently bought one of those Sage Launch rods and finally Mike has went and bought himself a Sage XP- a 9 foot 5 weight. I am still plugging away with my old school entry level Greys rod (that everyone loves [...]

Bill Dance

This one has been doing the rounds for a while…

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Fly Tying – Glasgow- Milngavie

New fly tying night- running initially for 10 weeks every Thursday from the 11th January – location will be Milngavie, Thursdays at 7pm – 10pm. Cost will be £3 per visit It is our hoped there will be a monthly speaker and a beginners class. They are happy to accommodate anyone who wishes to learn [...]

Two Way Radio aka Walky Talkies and Fishing….Roger Roger

So it was this year I got exited about whole idea of using walky talkies while fishing. It was Mike that put me on to the idea and I was resistant at first. When he told me he had bought a couple for him and his brother I rubbished the whole idea straight away (I [...]

Casting Technique

Mike over at Tamanawis has been getting pretty stressed out about his casting, well when i say stressed out I mean he is becoming a little obsessive…..in a nice way

Maybe he should take some hints from this chap.

Its all happening…

So tonight is like a replay of last week- I am going to a comedy club and I have plans to go fishing tommorow. This time there will be little alcohol involved and tommorrow a Pike Bonanza!

Looking forward to it !

Getting Smashed=No Fishing

So I was supposed to go Pike fishing on Sunday with Alex and Charlie, I was all prepared however a slight overindulgence of alcohol on Saturday evening meant that I was feeling under the weather and had to stay horizontal. Being vertical made me sick. As It was I missed out on what sounds like [...]

‘I’m not an animal lover’

A great article with David Attenborough over on the guardian website…

So why has David Attenborough spent more than 50 years making programmes about the natural world? Decca Aitkenhead talks Steve Irwin, salamanders and climate change with him

Check it out

He does say some rather nice things about Steve Irwin

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