I am man enough to admit I was a wee bit nervous about the Kelvin Angling Association AGM – I mean, up on that stage in front of a couple of hundred intellectuals ready to start an intense debate on the finer points of the books and river management. I was thinking maybe that the […]
I always think that winter and around the turn of the year is a time of reflection. I tend to look back at this diary more than I actually write in it and tend to make unrealistic plans for the future. I know that I am probably not going to get away for that week […]
Our very own Hurricane has been given a name in true style – personally I noticed it was a bit breezy when a large metal bin went flying down Anniesland Cross high street towards a gent who then actually punched the thing sending it banging into a taxi.
He did not even flinch.
The taxi […]
All my fishing plans over the last few weeks have totally went fubar.
Typical example – this afternoon I was driving home when I realized my Mother n’ Law could possibly be at my house – now that I have two boys then two people must be there to assist with putting them to bed. […]
So a typical day just now is wake up and look out to see what kind of day it is and try and scope out if a couple of hours fishing is a possibility – this all depends on the weather, what fun family activities are planned, how the two kids slept and whether I […]
So I have two weeks “paternity leave” and two weeks “annual leave” – of course before number two child was born I was sneakily thinking about fishing opportunities however the best laid plans are always totally blasted out the water by sleep deprivation and a doubling of family duties.
It has […]
A quick thanks to everyone who has sent me congratulations via the comments or email – I have hardly had a chance to get on the computer never mind make a post or join in the forum banter.
I had this dream that I may manage a few days off trout fishing while I am […]
Number 2 Son
He is as awake constantly as number one!
Personally I am glad I was nowhere near – instead I was receiving a face full of nettles at the Clyde – more on that hilarious story later!
While everyone else was either fishing or watching the Royal Wedding some folk decided to have a riot down in Kelvingrove Park on the banks of the Kelvin – the party was organised on facebook and ended with mounted police charging party goers.
Mounted police moved in to disperse revellers after organisers […]