“These are the decisions of a prime minister in a hurry’” observes BBCs political editor, Laura Kuenssberg, of our new prime minister. “One who is aware that he's up against the clock.”
Maybe Boris should heed the advice of one of his predecessors. “Beware of endeavouring to become a great man in a hurry,” cautioned Benjamin Disraeli. “One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.”
Now I think about it, I'm in a hurry now, getting this blog done i
Scarisbrick being a farming community means that our Wednesday prayer meeting starts at a ridiculously early time – and this week I found myself sitting between the two extremes of today’s husbandry, John and Bernard.
John specialising in laying lawns whereas Bernard plants trees. They work with totally different time scales – and this got me thinking.
John operates in the very short term. As all football supporters know, today’s turf technology has totally transform
No doubt there will be spelling mistakes which evaded my spell cheque while my punctuation will be, all over the: place. But in 45 minutes or so, I will be pressing SEND and off goes this document, mistakes and all, into the blogosphere. With no recall.
I’ve just been reading an excellent article in the New York Times entitled, “It’s Never Going to Be Perfect, So Just Get It Done.” (Incidentally, the archaic capitalisation is theirs not mine).
But over the years I h
There’s one thing to be said in their favour, squirrels think. I know, I’ve just been watching one.
Some background here. We have invested heavily in bird-feeding equipment – tables, boxes and especially feeders. And especially in 12.6kg bags of sunflower hearts. It goes without saying that we like to watch all the different types of birds who visit our garden which backs onto woodland and fields.
I suspect most of our 12.6kg of hi-energy se