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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Oliver Twist !!

So I got my letter back from the ASA today…just the same as the other 28 that complained about the Jamie Oliver advert. Basically it is saying that at no point is Jamie Oliver makes no claims about Farmed Salmon as food!! There is an interesting article you should read being hosted by wildfisher

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Cabelas

I am always intrigued when I hear about this store. I read a lot about it in the forums that I go to and it always seems to have a lot of good priced tackle. There is a couple of things that I would like that I cannot get anywhere else so if anyone actually [...]

New Record Shark 1035lb

A new record shark caught in Nova Scotia. It seems the fish was hooked in the mouth, and towed the boat around for a while , jumping out the water at times. Eventually it drowned. Seems a bit of a sorry picture, I thought sharks were endangered these days.

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Oliver Under Fire

It seems Jamie Oliver is coming under even more pressure. A number of people have complained to the Advertising Standards Authority who were concerned about the validity of the claims that Scottish farmed salmon is “healthy”. Have a gander at this Times Online Article Here is a litte extract

Oliver has also been accused [...]

Yon big waste a space!!

I see that the the Scottish Pairlament has translated part of its website into good ole Scots language

An extract

Walcome til the Scottish Pairlament wabsite

The Scottish Pairlament is here for tae represent aw Scotland’s folk.

We want tae mak siccar that as mony folk as can is able tae find oot aboot whit [...]

Salmon Farms & Jamie Oliver selling his soul to the devil!!

Someone mentioned on a forum that I visit about the new advert for Sainsbury’s supermarket with Jamie Oliver. For those unaware who he is, Mr Oliver is a cheeky cockney celebrity chef. In the advert he is going on about how good the salmon taste and all that jazz. He is also pushing the [...]

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