Forest Walking Machine!!

WOW!! Look at this machine The machine actually adapts to the forest floor. It moves around on 6 legs which can move it forward, backward, sideways and diagonally. It actually steps over obstacles. Now thats what I call a real off roader. If you go to this page you can see these babies in action.…

Carbon shortage

I hear that the price of carbon is set to rise, due to a worldwide shortage. A lot of this is blamed on the massive amounts used by the space industry as well as a defense project. This means that all the carbon suppliers are going to be woud up with fulfilling the orders. Seemingly…

A good book!!

Every now and then I suppose you have got to stop reading and thinking about fishing …take a deep breath and read something different. And here it is….. Synopsis In the mid 1980s Erwin James was sentenced to life imprisonment. Over recent years, he has written powerfully about prison life for the Guardian. James writes…

Derbyshire Limestone Streams

I am having a look through Amazon for ideas for somewhere to go special next year. This looks like a mighty fine DVD. Somewhere special eh? hmmmm!!

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 whole…

New Fly Reel

So after getting my new little six foot 3 weight rod I just HAD to get myself a new reel…..I got this snazzy little number Should look quite nice on the end of my 3 weight. All I need now is one of those dinky little leader links which is just know I will get…

Hotties!!!

Nothing beats a hot water bottle or two.. There is something special about a hot water bottle when it is absolutley freezing outside, something that is not captured by an electric blanket. Electric blankets are just plain boring, switch them on switch them off….I am still paranoid after my Granny told me that if you…

River Kelvin Book

Here is a book about the Kelvin The book is the first full-length account of the Kelvin. From its source near Kilsyth to its confluence with the Clyde, the Kelvin is a river of startling contrasts. From meandering stream to the dramatic and picturesque river at the heart of Glasgow. This superb book tells the…