Covid-19 Guided Walk for One. Number 8: Gower. Rhossili to Mewslade Bay.

Posted on 28/10/2020 By

Gower. Rhossili to Mewslade Bay. And so we finally got to the Gower. Driving west from Swansea as far as you could go to beautiful Rhossili. Memories of the early eighties came flooding back. The weather was glorious and we decide to do the simple walk to Mewslade Bay that we had done half a…

Rolls-Royce Young Designer Competition – The Results

Posted on 25/10/2020 By

The Results Back in April, Andrew announced this very special competition. The response was overwhelming. In all, over 5,000 entries from 80 countries. All online, by children using their imagination to dream up fantastical cars of the future. The winners in each category had their designs transformed by the Rolls-Royce design studio into dream-like creations….

Emmylou Harris

Posted on 21/10/2020 By

Memories of California Emmylou Harris When they bought that record in Capistrano, you should know they already had it in England. Diddley just wanted it to play in the rented Chevy all the way back to Dave and Mar in Calimesa. Diddley loved the poet songwriters like Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Tom Waits. Maintaining…

Conceptulution, Evolution, Revolution, Bertielution.

Posted on 18/10/2020 By

Evolution. When we attended the Gentle Author’s course in Spitalfields in 2016, we had no idea about blogging. The course was entitled “How to write a blog that people will want to read”. For us, we felt a need to express ourselves. A desire to honour the memory of Diddley. To have fun. We had…

Breakfast at the Bluebird Café

Posted on 13/10/2020 By

Bertie: “Bobby, what are we doing today?” Bobby: “We are going to Andrew’s. Morris the Mechanic is servicing the car’s brakes.”

When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano.

Posted on 10/10/2020 By

They left Huntingdon Beach (Surf City USA) on a glorious morning to drive south down the Pacific Coast Highway. It was the last day of a week exploring the California Coast in the middle of a three week holiday with friends Dave and Mar. Old schoolfriends of Diddley’s, who had settled in California years before….

It’s a Beautiful World. Sand Martins and Serenity.

Posted on 08/10/2020 By

Dunsborough Park 2020

Posted on 04/10/2020 By

Bertie: “Bobby – is it the last day of summer?” Bobby: “Looks like it, Bertie. We are going to Dunsborough Park tomorrow and the forecast is cold and wet!” Bertie: “Count me out.” Bobby: “I already have!” Bertie: “Thanks.”

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