The Land Rover Owners Ex Wife

……becoming me again

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Nothing to fix for Mud

Muds collection of WW2 models ...... plus 1 extra

Muds collection of WW2 models …… plus 1 extra

The thing with old series Land Rovers is that they require almost constant attention, whether it be for a blown gasket, faulty headlight, rotten exhaust or, as is the case with dear old Annie, a tired and worn out gearbox ….. and Annies’ gearbox is extremely tired and definitely worn out …. but here’s the thing, she is still trundling along, reliably transporting me whenever and wherever I want to go. Continue reading


Pedantic Puzzling

I thought 'Hidden Treasure' was difficult enough....

I thought ‘Hidden Treasure’ was difficult enough….

I love doing jigsaw puzzles, especially 1000 piece plus jigsaws and I am especially partial to Gibsons puzzles. Having built many different makes of puzzle over the years, I have to say that in terms of quality, composition and customer service, Gibsons are second to none. Their puzzle pieces are firm, sturdy and comfortable to work with and on the one occasion I found a newly purchased puzzle had some pieces missing and others damaged, no doubt due to a tussle with the cutting machine, I received a replacement without quibble after sending the purchase details to them, as per the instructions in the guarantee that comes with each and every puzzle. Continue reading