On This Day – February

I’m enjoying this series of challenges and once again I’ve managed to delve into the archives and come up with a post for each day of the month, hopefully things Continue Reading →

On This Day… a project is born

Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be Back in November I was looking back through some old images, I’m sure you have a few, too, and it set me to Continue Reading →

A Winter’s Tale – February 2017 Blog

John Snow was right. Winter was coming and it arrived with a ‘double vortex arctic blast’ according to the Express. The Mail got pretty excited, too. And I loved the Continue Reading →

Reflections – 2014 – (Part 1)

It’s really scary how our lives fly by. This was my 50th diary article for Improve Your Coarse Fishing magazine yet it barely seemed like five minutes since the first one. Oh Continue Reading →


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2010 – Mid September Blog


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The Trent beckons tomorrow. Hopefully I’ll be heading above Nottingham and fishing for roach but can’t say for certain just yet as it has bucketed down in these parts over the Continue Reading →

2010 – Late March Blog

Sorry about the delay in publishing this March Blog but I’ve been doing far too much fishing of late and when time can be freed up the paid work has Continue Reading →

2010 – Early March Blog

Well, the news is that this winter has been the coldest for 31 years – even longer if you live in Scotland or Northern Ireland. It has been a bit Continue Reading →

2009 – Late August Blog

As you might have gathered, I’ve been away for a little while. We all deserve a break now and then and there’s little in life to compare with the pampering, Continue Reading →

The Making Of Barbel Days And Ways

Read the inside story… It’s barely a year since Stu (Walker) announced that he was going to film our sturgeon adventure. He’d bought a camcorder, read the instruction manual and Continue Reading →

2009 – Early March Blog

Well, the end is nigh. Another week and it’ll all be over on the rivers for three whole months, unless of course you’re an Angling Times reader because they think Continue Reading →

2008 – November Blog

      November Blog         Stuart Walker and I finally launched our debut DVD, Barbel Days And Ways Volume One on November 1st. Much of the Continue Reading →