Monthly Archives: November 2017

Life’s Simple Pleasures – Part 2

So we move into November.  A change in weather now calls for a shift in outlook and our response to it. Here are my simple pleasures for this month. Books for November I’m going to start by following up last … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I type this, feeling slightly envious of our cousins across the pond. In just a few short hours families will be coming together, turkeys will be roasting away and thousands of kitchens will be laden with the smells of spices … Continue reading

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Heroes

Is it possible to miss someone you’ve never met? No, let’s word that a little differently: is it possible to feel the absence of someone you’ve never met? In a word, yes. It’s easy to feel absences, particularly of those … Continue reading

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First foray of the autumn

Venue: Aberafan beach, Port Talbot, Thursday 2nd November. Weather: winds light easterly, pressure 1017mb, temp 9 – 11 degrees. Tide: low water of 1.5m at 10.59 p.m. Moon phase: waxing gibbous (96% visible) Fishing time: 9p.m. – 1.30 a.m. Method: … Continue reading

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Winter is coming…

Yes it is,  folks, and I can’t wait. There are a million reasons why I love it, but right up there is the temporary re-emergence of fuel lanterns for winter night fishing. I dug mine out whilst preparing for my … Continue reading

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