Saturday…on this day…

Thought I was going to struggle for historical points of interest today but stumbled across the following: 1919. María Eva Duarte born. Later to become Eva Peron, or, Evita This fact I will, of course, use as an excuse to share a Madonna video! I know not everyone is a fan of her, erm, *varied* film […]

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it’s Thursday…it’s Top Of The Pops iPod shuffle!

For my music-inspired blog this week I’ve gone for the good old iPod shuffle and seeing what the first 5 tunes are to appear 🙂 Here goes: 1. Terence Trent D’Arby “Rain” I can’t remember if this was a single or not but certainly a great track from his “Introducing The Hardline According To…” album. There […]

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Woof Wednesday: Walkies At Wicken

A while back the good people at National Trust: Wicken Fen Nature Reserve announced they would be holding a weekly “Health Walk” on a Wednesday morning. What a great idea. Wednesday is my day off from work and I knew Wicken was a place Stella liked as we had been there geocaching last Summer. Only a few […]

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Tuesday…let’s talk about…Banks

Last Thursday, as we were fast approaching another long weekend, I decided to check over my bank account, using the usually very efficient online service provided by Lloyds TSB. I knew it was in good health but wanted to make sure my wages had gone in before I made plans for any purchases over the […]

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Monday Motor Racing Memories

Yesterday I was reminded that it was 17 years since Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna died after a crash during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Strangely enough, after encouragement from my brother, that was the first Grand Prix I actually properly watched. Races were often on as I grew up, I knew who Murray Walker […]

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Sunday Sermon

Last Christmas, I didn’t give you my heart but I did start going to church regularly. I’m not a “born again” Christian by any means, God has always been around, I just decided to visit Him at home more regularly! Not inspired by any event traumatic or otherwise, it was just something I’d been feeling […]

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Saturday…on this day…

I’ll let the BBC’s history & news departments tell the story of previous 30th Aprils, they’ll do it much more factually correct than I. 30th April 2011 for me is quite a nondescript lazy-ish day filled with: Laundry Gardening Walkies plus watching this weeks movie courtesy of Lovefilm, “Last Exorcism” and going back in time courtesy of a just […]

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