Links

A page in progress, added to as and usually when.


WEATHER

The Meteorological Office


WRITERS

Aaron David – Laughs and off-the-wall thinkums

Pat McDonald – British Crime fiction, with both seriousness & laughs

Christoph Fischer – historical fiction, drama and thrillers

Lou Kief – history, recent history at that


FUN STUFF – HAPPY STUFF – ENGLISH ECCENTRICITY

Parsonage Cottage

Parsonage Cottage Kitchen

Sunny Skyz – snippets of good and happy “news”.

Triumph Motorbikes

Yoeman Warder – The best Tower of London Tour Commentary

The Story-Reading Ape Blog – general happiness with a bookish slant


MORRIS DANCING

Beltane Border Morris


GADZOOKS, FETCH ME MY LOURGNETTE AND THEN THROW SOME MONEY

2 Cellos

Put on your headphones, clutch at your pearls, ignore the short advertisement and begin with this one… Thunderstruck

Bagpipes played properly – Now there’s a phrase I never thought that I would utter while sober, but there is something about a chap in a tartan skirt strangling a cat while his mates bang drums… By gum it’s reet cheerful.


PHOTOGRAPHERS OF ESPECIAL NOTE

Robert Gunning Photography


USEFUL STUFF

Oxford English Dictionary. A nest of PC-vipers in starched knickers, but still the most accurate on the interwebnets (although now in meteoric decline).

Bedazzled – LED Lighting for boats

Galloway Astronomy Centre

Help For Heroes

Help For Heroes Clothing Shop

Animated Knots

National Bargee Travellers Association

National Association of Boat Owners

Ageing Without Children

Stay Brave UK – for MALE victims of domestic and sexual violence

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride

Movember Foundation – supporting healthcare, just for once, for MEN

British Waterways Act 1995 (the only Law in the matter)


OTHER ORGANISATIONS

Canal & River Trust PLC Ltd.

CaRT PLC Ltd’s mis-named “ContinuouS Cruiser” Monitoring Process

Canal & River Trust PLC Ltd’s Canal Reference Map – the one with the rinky-dinky little markers on it (if you zoom in closely enough).