Stand Easy Men! Against my better instincts I agreed to spend Christmas with Mrs. Main’s family at their Hunting Lodge in Darnall. To relieve the boredom of Boxing Day afternoon (following a satisfactory lunchtime engagement at Hillsborough) I went up to Tinsley Park with my Purdey for some casual sport in the rough. Walking back with my faithful gun dog at my heel I got to thinking about the past year, I have to say that for many of you who are forced by necessity to work for a living, the pa…
Updated on: June 9, 2011.
June 29, 2009Stand easy men! There has been a lot of hoopla in the press recently about the sudden death of an American rock and roll performer by the name of Jackson Michael, known to the tabloids (so my gardener tells me) as 'Manic Mickey'. Despite the fact that Mr. Michael was an American he seems to have had an international following amongst the common mass. I don't pretend to understand rock and roll, I'm more of a Gilbert and Sullivan man myself, however, I do know that it holds an importa…