Paid up Grumpy Old Man with too many opinions and three kids to point out the feet of clay at regular intervals.
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Night of Broken Glass

9 November 2013 is the 75th anniversary of an event referred to as “Kristallnacht” – an ironic and humourous (for him, at the time) reference by Josef Goebbels to the amount of broken glass on the streets of Germany in the aftermath.  It was an event of state sponsored terrorism against a section of the … Continue reading

So there I was driving around, and round the corner came this…

A pocket sized fairly castle.

London Olympics – Lego

Old Spanish Practices

Time passes and old rituals are played out year in year out at the appointed times. We are approaching the Grand National – a massive horse race over fences run each year at Aintree near Liverpool.  At work the emails have gone round saying that we are about to be invited to buy our sweepstake … Continue reading