Thats interesting!!

Someone left a comment on this post that was pretty interesting. I am reposting it here as I have configured the blog to only show the last 5 posts or something. Some people were complaining that as I post pictures it was taking a while for the full month to load……you live n learn I [...]

Got masel some foam!! (although no foam at the casting “pool”)

So I bought some black foam the other day. The idea is that I tie up some black beetles for the times that there is not actually a hatch going down. I will tie some up during the week and post the pictures. I know that I always say that I will post the pictures [...]

Last 20 search terms!!

Not done a what people search for to get here things for a while…..

Last 20 Search Terms: record shark (Google)

fishing camera (Google)

oliver edwards (Google)

Glasgow angling centre (Google)

BBC accident Nov 2004 (Google)

william joseph rain jacket (Google)

pictures%20of%20trout (AOL)

how to strip woodchip (Google) [...]

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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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 [...]

Black beetle

For anyone that is interested I have had to do a full reformat of my computer. I managed to get a virus last week….in fact I didnt actually get a virus it was my other half that opened a dodgy attachment that caused a virus to get in. It was zapped anyways but I like [...]

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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