Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Last Resort

I feel at some point I am going to have to admit where I grew up, so here it is, I spent the most formative years of my life in Bognor Regis….Well I suppose that may not mean much to … Continue reading

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Sliding Down the Learning Curve, Things to Avoid #1

I think I have hinted occasionally that i am not originally from ‘around here’, and by here I mean rural Maine, we emigrated in 19___, and as I am sure you can understand there were a few ‘adjustments’ to make, … Continue reading

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Of Downton Abbey and it’s ilk

As an ex-pat in rural New England, there are two sides to being English ‘over here’, the most noticeable is the upside, everyone thinks being English is really neat, even my foster daughter has blogged about it. People ‘love’ your … Continue reading

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Emlyn Vol 4

Hopefully you the reader have read the previous Emlyn volumes, and are familiar with Emlyn’s character, because this episode from the annals of Emlyn lore is completely in character for him, but did lead to a rift between us. It … Continue reading

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Once a Knight

Back in the day of 199_, when I was working patrol in Maidstone, ¬†England, the fine old castle in Leeds was in our patrol district. An internationally well know tourist destination for castle tours and the gardens, it was well … Continue reading

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Spitball Grownup Style

So nights can get a little boring when patrolling the Market Town of Maidstone in Kent in the late 1990’s, and various games were employed to keep ourselves awake during the long winter nights. One of them was a mash-up … Continue reading

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