Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hertford – Taste The Difference

One good thing about the new Sainsbury’s bridge is that it’s introduced us to this new view. Must be maddening for the people in those riverside houses though. And let’s hope the local swans find a new nesting spot after…

All The Bells – Hertford 8.12 July 27 2012

Olympic tintinnabulations shook Salisbury Square in Hertford this morning at 8.12 am, as part of the national All The Bells ‘happening’. A failed campanologist, I tintinabbulated a bit myself. But my main focus was on recording it for posterity. Hertford…

Shaggy Dog Story

My shaggy dog story is that I saw a very fetching shaggy dog in a Citroën 2CV on Fore Street.

Save The Gerund

I’m worried about gerunds. If you’re under 25, a gerund is a verb form ending with ‘ing’. They used to be quite socially acceptable. We used to flaunt our gerunds and openly say things such as, ‘I love eating.’ But…

Animal Photobombs

I was amused to read about an egotistical sloth which allegedly bombed a pic of some students in Costa Rica this week. It inspired me to compile my all-time favourite animal photobombs …