Numbers Station?

Numbers on the Shortwave

Numbers station? Back when I was a teenager I had a shortwave radio receiver. I could get all sorts of ...
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St George's Flag

Happy St George’s Day

It always seems to get missed each year. St George's Day goes by with rarely a word. There isn't the ...
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Paris Skyline

The soul of Paris burns

Like many people I was surprised when the news came in from Paris about the fire at Notre-Dame. Though I'd ...
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High on a mountain

Losing all the highs and lows?

The title reflects a line from The Eagles song, Desperado. "You're losing all the highs and lows, ain't it funny ...
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Scribbling with a Fountain Pen and Notebook

Back to the Scribbling

unsplash-logoAaron Burden I have been going through a bit of a dry spell, but today inspiration finally returned and I'm ...
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UFO Cloud

Shedding some light on the subject

It is a very for situations to occur that cannot be explained in some way. As a UFO researcher I ...
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Union Flag

Collusion, corruption or just incompetence?

As I start to write this post, the United Kingdom should have left the evil that is the European Union ...
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Blake’s 7 – An oldy but a goody

There were many TV shows I liked during my formative years. Dr Who was probably my favourite. I was so ...
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Along Bempton cliffs to the south

Back to Bempton

I recently went back to Bempton in East Yorkshire. I hadn't been there since February 2018 so I felt my ...
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Social Media on phone and tiles

Social Media – I’m out

I've done it before and I'm doing it again. Today I walked away from social media. It no longer feels ...
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Dawn Sky

Morning Birdsong

I was out very early this morning, before sunrise. It was unusually warm for the time of year and I ...
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If you want something doing

If you want something doing

If you want something doing, do it yourself. That's how the old phrase goes and it seems to be the ...
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Books and Lamp on table

A writer’s struggle

Today has been a struggle. I tried to sit down to continue writing my second novel and got absolutely nowhere ...
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Tornado - Twisters and Clouds over water

The storm is coming – tornado, twister and rain

This weekend we're expecting to be hit by Storm Freya in the United Kingdom. The Met Office (UK weather service) ...
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Lunar Moon behind tree branch

Lunar Pictures

There are many speculative lunar theories. Did mankind really land there in the late 1960s? Are there aliens on the ...
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The Complete Sherlock Holmes front cover

Sherlock Holmes is complete

Sherlock Holmes. He's probably the most famous detective in the history of crime fiction. Having posted a picture of the ...
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I know what I saw

Whenever you listen to someone describe something in the sky they can't explain, it is not too long before the ...
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Sun through the trees

Getting back to the forest

Can you feel it? Can you sense the better weather coming? It is normally at this time of year that ...
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Cutting tree bark to make a torch

Making a torch

Making a torch is an important skill. Making a good torch is even better. I saw the video below on ...
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Legends and Superstitions of the County of Durham cover

Legends and Superstitions of the County of Durham

County Durham is an ancient place with a deep and rich history. So it is really not too surprising to ...
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