Tag Archives: experience

Once in a lifetime

“Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down” – Talking Heads ‘Once in a lifetime’ Yesterday was one of those once in a lifetime moments. The London 2012 Olympics is shortly upon us and so leading up … Continue reading

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Thrice cooked

I don’t really possess any talent – I mean real talent, world beating unique talent, so instead have to make do with the fact that I am possibly slightly better than average at most things I turn my hand to … Continue reading

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Quote for today 06.05.12

“I feel too much. That’s what’s going on.’ ‘Do you think one can feel too much? Or just feel in the wrong ways?’ ‘My insides don’t match up with my outsides.’ ‘Do anyone’s insides and outsides match up?’ ‘I don’t … Continue reading

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Jumper Outerers

Aaaaaaaargh ! Not the best thing to experience in the world, a moment of sheer terror but like all real non-threatening things eventually you can relax and laugh at the incident – well unless your pacemaker gives up the ghost … Continue reading

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That let down feeling

Sometimes I feel as if I’m a balloon… “Nobody can be uncheered by a balloon” said Eeyore. I feel I’ve spent much of my time trying to make others happy, trying to do the right thing to differing degrees of … Continue reading

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Quote for today 09.04.12

“It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love … Continue reading

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Falling with style …

What seemed like a great idea at the time now seemed like a bad idea, A REALLY BAD IDEA. Fifty feet to go… Forty… Thirty… Twenty… OUCH ! That’s the bit they don’t tell you…that’s the bit that is commonly … Continue reading

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Abseiling with guns

A previous post I made reminded me of another incident that occurred at an airport. I have spent a considerable amount of time at them which is why I guess I have so many stories. This time I was on … Continue reading

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Travelling without a spade….

It’s apparently quite trendy to have a ‘bucket list’ – a list of things you want to do or places you want to visit before you die. I realise I need a very big bucket indeed as my visit list is so … Continue reading

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Quote for today 17.03.12

“Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can’t get any better, it can.” – Nicholas Sparks, At First Sight

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