So I am getting married on Saturday. Who would have thought the whole thing would come around so quick. My kilt is picked, my speech is partially written, the presents are flooding through (I am amazed at how generous people are) and I am leaving for Paris on Sunday. With a bit of luck there [...]
I donâ€™t know about anyone else (well I know a couple of people) but I am already missing warm summer days, lazily flicking a little dry fly upstream to a rising trout. The season has only been finished a month and I am already feeling stir crazy. The evenings are dark at 5pm its dark [...]
Kiwi bloke walks into the bedroom with a sheep under his arm. ‘Darling’, he says, ‘this is the pig I have sex with when you’ve got a headache’. Girlfriend lying on the bed says, ‘I think you’ll find that’s a sheep, not a pig’. The bloke says, ‘and I think you’ll find I wasn’t talking [...]
There was a priest that loved to stream fish. One year there was a problem every time he had a chance to go fishing the weather was bad or it was on Sunday, when he had to work. All year he was anable to go. Finally it was the last week before the streams closed. [...]
Alas, it is time to put my bamboo rod away for another season,
But fear not I shall still be tying flies and going the occasional pike session.
So my wedding invitations are away winging there way to people near and far. Of course the whole wedding was handily organised for the end of November! About the only other thing I got a say in was the choice of buffet food for the evening guests: mini pizzas!! I am getting hungry already!
and even more pissing rain…
Just goes to show that you can in fact get too much of a good thing. The river is like hot chocolate (although cold) and looks to stay like that untill the brown trout season ends. If we have two days respite one of the [...]
Or rather I have been for the last few days. It started with a sore throat and has gradually progressed to full on feeling lousy. No fishing being done, but plenty of watching Star Wars!