The Early Bird

So what can be African, Emperor, Little or Macaroni? African springs to mind elephants but there no Emperor Elephant, there is an Emperor Penguin and I think there could be a Macaroni Penguin so I think I’ll go with that. But the early bird catches the worm and I don’t think that worms are the […]

Something New

For Christmas I received a thoughtful present of the GCHQ Puzzle Book.  So Im going to try out the questions to tax the brain cells, one per day.  The first set are Starter Questions, my answers tonight and then the real answer in a couple of weeks time (I want to make sure I don’t […]

Go Tigers

When Channel 4 started showing American football I didn’t know anything about the sport so I got a book. There among the pages on rules, equipment, positions and the NFL were a couple of pages on college football, a world completely unknown to me. This book had been published a couple of years before as […]


Fitness: 4,311 steps, 2.27 miles, 8 floors. That’s a fail and my excuse today was it was too cold at lunchtime to get that extra bit of walking done. Tomorrow I will pack a jumper (can’t use the same excuse twice). Trains: 05:55 SOU > CLJ arrived at 07:13 (on time), 20:12 CLJ>SOU arrived at […]