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Sun King Wrong

20Jun16

I love it when ancient and modern collide.  This week, we had the longest day of the year. It’s an important day for pagans who celebrate the summer solstice.  It reminded me of when we lived in Wiltshire and visited the ancient stone circles at Avebury on the day of the solstice. We accidentally found […]


It’s not easy to predict the the future. The Met Office have all kinds of scientific equipment including satellites to help predict the future and they’re rubbish at it. They predicted a hot dry summer for England. We actually got one of the coldest wettest. In the autumn, they predicted 38 days of Arctic winter. […]


When you move to a new neighbourhood, the last thing you want to do is fall out with the local kids. In July 2006, I got a job as the Breakfast Presenter at TFM Radio on Teesside so we moved up there. The house we rented was in a place called Wynyard. It’s a kind […]