Not Giving a F**k

Being in the relatively early stages of development (The Dawdlers Guide, not me), it occurred to me that I didn’t have a decent strapline. I wanted something that immediately resonated with those fellow dawdlers in the world, such as ‘Forever plodding on’, ‘Sticking the middle finger up to modern life’ or ‘Bimbling on through life’. Before I finally settled on ‘Taking life easy since 1970*’, I almost considered using ‘Not giving a f**k since 1970’. (*Interesting point: I found out from my eldest, that in the computing world the beginning of time is in fact, 1970. Therefore the club strapline … Continue reading Not Giving a F**k

Dear Mr Boyd….

Whilst on holiday in Weymouth, during a nose through the book section in a charity shop, the title of a hard-back book caught my eye.  It was: Last Call for the Dining Car – The Telegraph Book of Great Railway Journeys by Michael Kerr & at £2.50, it was a bargain not to be missed. After a day of fun & frolics on the beach, with the kids glued to some trash on the TV, I retrieved the book from my bag & started flicking through the pages.  The book was a collection of stories, abbreviated articles & letters that … Continue reading Dear Mr Boyd….