Author Archives: Bob Hughes

About Bob Hughes

Ex railwayman, life long railway modeller, lover of real ale and spicy food.

Weird dream

Normally, upon waking from a vivid dream, it fades from memory quite quickly. However, I have just woke up suddenly while having a very strange dream and it is still in my memory, so I’m writing it down before it … Continue reading

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Star

Another trip to the Cheshire Dogs Home to see Star this afternoon. We took her for a walk around the woods then played in the fenced compound with her running and fetching a ball. She even allowed me to put … Continue reading

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Snow

Half an inch of snow on the road when I woke up this morning. Panic stations as the nation grinds to a halt. After an emergency stock take I am happy to report that I have enough beer in the … Continue reading

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Rescue

My sister and I went to Cheshire Dogs Home yesterday because I cannot cope with coming home to an empty house each day. I was initially looking for another lurcher, and there were some absolutely charming ones there, but a … Continue reading

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For Harvey

Once, there was a way to get back homeward Once, there was a way to get back home Sleep, Harvey darling, do not cry And I will sing a lullaby Golden Slumbers was played on the radio when I was … Continue reading

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Winter’s on its way.

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Uncomfortably dumb?

The Secretary of State for International Development has multiple dodgy meetings with a foreign government yet her own Nasty Party seniors, in the Foreign Office and Downing Street, “did not know”? Yeah, right. Ms Patel is going to be a … Continue reading

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Comfortably Numb

Brilliant solo cover of the Pink Floyd track by Jamie Dupois

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Linear thinking

I get some weird ideas when I let my mind wander off on its own. The rusty old wheelbarrow I rescued from a skip some time ago has a flat tyre. I could get some puncture repair gunk from the … Continue reading

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Another Sunday fridge clearance

The Sunday morning survey of the fridge’s contents revealed a glut of celery, peppers and courgettes as this week’s leftovers. An odd mixture but what the heck. A curry is now simmering away in the slow cooker. The bulk is … Continue reading

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