The Biggest Aspidistra in the World … Maybe.

Posted on 26/11/2017 By

Aspidistra: Looking Good!

The Aspidistra. Deep in in a gloomy corner of the dining room of Laurel Cottage lurks a dark green monster with long pointed teeth. Diddley hated it for its gloomy, “never doing anything”, dust gathering, countenance. To Bobby, it is his most treasured plant possession. A plant with history, charisma, and a longer life than…


Remembrance of Private Evan Davies.

Posted on 19/11/2017 By

Private Evan Davies: Remembered with honour.

Private Evan Davies. Poor old Bobby. His bonce is all over the place. So many family issues. So much emotion from the passing of Amber. When five grandchildren took over Laurel Cottage last weekend, Bobby slunk off to the the room at the bottom of the garden. Soon to be featured in “Room at the…


A Great Success (Over GAD).

Posted on 12/11/2017 By

Great Success: Bobby's "Racing" Cortina. Hahaha!

A Great Success! Gor blimey … ere we go again. We were going to tell you about our latest trip to “ee by gum country”. But, instead, his mind has been hijacked, and he wants you to know about his Great Success. Just over a week ago. What I am about to tell you, with…


A Lifetime in Ties.

Posted on 05/11/2017 By

Ties: Tie Selection.

A Lifetime in Ties. Bobby has never really liked ties. Most of his life they have been worn for convention. School and office work, where the “rules” had to be obeyed. To him they represent restriction. Having to wear appropriate shirts. Mums and wives consigned to endless ironing to satisfy the daily fresh shirt. When…


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