Monthly Archives: August 2016

Colchester for the day

Brighton and Hove Archaeological Society coach trip to Colchester on 7th August.  Teams of people and vehicles clearing what seemed to be a continuous layer of bottles and cans and food wrappers covering every open green and paved space down … Continue reading

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Toads and flying ants

Yesterday early eve I was reading in the back garden when I heard something crunching across layers of brittle brown bay leaves.  A pair of toads were walking in line along the foot of a low wall, approaching three steps … Continue reading

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Jon and Denise come to stay

My brother and his wife have just arrived in Hawaii for their son’s wedding, but stopped with us for a couple of days between Belfast and Maui.  Jon put me onto a website called which allows you to follow … Continue reading

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Brighton’s offshore wind turbine project

In due course we will have 116 big turbines standing in deep water nearly 2 miles offshore, in a long grouping roughly parallel to the coast, spreading west towards Shoreham.  Work had to stop on fixing the support piles into … Continue reading

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Fish shop brochure

At first I could not see anything wrong with this leaflet – its all in English after all, and one of the words has got all the letters, but not necessarily in the right order.  Istanbul Fish and Chips is … Continue reading

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Meridian, Cock and woodstoves.

On the 4th August Marian picked us up and we drove to Peacehaven to the Toyota MOT place.  Whilst it was being done we walked along the clifftop to the Meridian monument and this picture is the result. More clifftop and … Continue reading

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