Yesterday dawned misty and cool. It promised to be the last fine day for a while. The forecasters were right, it is heaving with wind and blasting with rain this morning and forecast to get worse.
The early news on the radio mainly consists of a rehashing of yesterdays news. Only a few new items of interest.
A school teacher has run away to France with a fifteen year old girl . They didn’t say whether he is a French teacher or a teacher of French. It’s absolutely disgusting, whatever he is or what subject he teaches, it’s term time and he should be at work! He has a good twelve weeks a year to wander around the continent with young girls. I hope they give him a severe reprimand.
Vince Cable has announced a new bank to lend money to small business. Mad as a box of frogs are politicians, we already have a nationalised bank and a controlling interest in another. Why in the name of hades do we need more bankers?……What we need are a government that can manage the banks and bankers we have.
A couple of miles up the road there lies a new woodland nature reserve. New! The trees are about three feet tall. It will be great in fifteen years. I forgot to take any pictures of the saplings. I’ll nip back when the autumn colour starts to show. I’ll go back with a macro lens and a magnifying glass.
This is the track bed of the Stockton to Darlington railway….The first passenger carrying railway in the world. I don’t want any argument from Liverpudlians. It runs alongside South Burdon Wood. South Burdon Woodlet would be more accurate.
That’s all and have a good week.