No grapes picked that day

A friend of mine went grape picking to Spain recently and one day the temperature reached 47 degrees.  No grapes were picked that day.  What’s going to happen as temperatures get hotter and hotter and water scarcer and scarcer? ...

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You can eat honey but you can’t eat money

Have taken up beekeeping again which I last did fifty years ago (actually come to think of it it was 60 surely not). In those days there were no bee suits and we got stung all the time which...

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The ass led by the nose

Why are so many of the tabloids, some of them owned by foreign billionaires, so keen on Brexit?  It would be naïve to think that they care a button about unemployed poor people in Middlesborough.  They want to sell...

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The Church should sell the Vatican to Branson

The Catholic church could do itself a big favour by getting out of the Vatican.  St Peter’s was built on selling salvation -  when trade slackened the Church gave it a boost by selling remission of hell fire even...

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