My friends used to tell me of a boatman called Walter who used to frequent the Altnaharra Hotel - think he lived opposite. I believe he was on Loch Naver but presume he was an expert on Loch Hope too. They said he was a lovely man and no matter what time of year you went in there, it was his...
Exactly the same with me. Old age certainly brings with it bad eyesight, bad backs, a definite lack of concentration etc but also an acceptance of other things more pleasant and enjoyable. A secret snooze on the bank, a roll up when you know you shouldn't and being able to chuckle at yourself...
Wondering if anybody has any information regarding the Alness? Always been on my bucket list but I'm afraid I know nothing about it or if perhaps it's a dead man's shoes river. Any info or opinions would be greatly appreciated. Thankyou.
So now it might be played in Portugal? Uefa say their sponsors etc cannot be guaranteed travel to England so it's better to fly around ten thousand people from England to Lisbon?
What is wrong with this organisation? Rotten to the core and quite unbelievable.
Manchester City v Chelsea. Supposedly in Turkey which is currently on the red list so no English fans could attend. The FA are in 'delicate negotiations' with UEFA about the possibility of playing the final, between two English teams, in....England and not in an empty stadium in Turkey. That's...
Absolutely correct Andy although I have caught salmon smolts on the Test that give a real account of themselves! I suppose chalkstream smolts are generally S1's that grow a lot bigger a lot quicker? Fascinating subject thanks.
Interesting watching Gary Lineker, Rio Ferdinand, Joe Cole and Steve McManaman, four multi millionaire ex footballers, discussing the greed of football clubs without a hint of embarrassment or irony or even humour.