Having a bash at haiku.

I was having a look at http://skepticskaddish.com and he mentioned haiku. I didn’t really know what that was. I mean, yes, I had heard of it but I wasn’t sure what qualities a haiku needed. So I looked it up on the internet and here is my attempt at haiku. How to write HaikuInternet willContinue reading “Having a bash at haiku.”

At the risk of appearing rude – a poem

I have been a fan of Spike Milligan, poet, actor, writer, Goon, since I was around 8 years old. I had received his book “The Little Pot Boiler” as a gift and it was my first experience of true nonsense poetry written by a master of nonsense. When I finally came across his poem “Abc”Continue reading “At the risk of appearing rude – a poem”

Roadmap out of lockdown.

Some light at the end of the tunnel. We should soon be allowed to have family around for food and conversation. Hopefully by the end of March I’ll be able to go to the shooting range again. With luck we can go to a restaurant for my son’s birthday at the end of April. AndContinue reading “Roadmap out of lockdown.”

A problem with pellets.

I was loading pellets into an Umarex .177 magazine when I noticed that some of them are filled with lead and some aren’t. These are all from the same tin. This means they are different weights and will have different flight characteristics. Another tin of pellets has different sizes of head in the tin. SomeContinue reading “A problem with pellets.”

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