Category Archives: Stratford upon Avon

The Stratford-upon-Avon Herald.

I’m getting so bored with the national newspapers these days. Everywhere you turn it’s Brexit this, Trump that. It’s got so bad that I have taken to ‘reading’ the local newspaper, in my case The Stratford-upon-Avon Herald, much more than … Continue reading

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The Five essential signs of British Summer time (in Stratford-upon-Avon).

The Five essential signs that British Summer time has arrived in Stratford-upon-Avon. 1. 7.30 in the morning. The two families that appear to own 20 dogs apiece let them loose to shit in their garden rather than take them for a walk … Continue reading

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My complaint letter to BRITISH GAS or Long day’s journey into night.

Thought you might like to see my British Gas Complaint Letter. Labelled ‘URGENT’ they promise me a reply in 72 hours. Dear sir or madam, I am on my 5th engineer in three days. Day One: 21st May 2018. Engineer … Continue reading

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Living in Stratford-upon-Avon

Living in Stratford-upon-Avon is to put it mildly…strange. It’s a funny old place that is full of contradictions. Whereas some people might see it as ramshackle and falling down others think that is beautiful and ‘a slice of history’. We … Continue reading

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Theatre should be Free on the National Health.

I’ve always maintained that Theatre should be Free on the National Health. And seeing as I’m referencing the medical world here, I’d also like to say… That a good Actor (male or female) can be like a Doctor or Nurse … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Food-Banks.

I cannot believe that Food-Banks exist in the UK in this, the year of our Lord, 2018. It’s hard to believe that there are some families in this wealthy country of ours that do not have enough money to feed their … Continue reading

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Back home in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Well here we are, home again, back home in Stratford-upon-Avon. Back from sunny Cornwall to the Town that doesn’t know what it is. Sitting there in the middle of the UK (‘leafy Warwickshire) slowly being choked to death by the constant … Continue reading

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