Archive for the ‘Environment’ category


Wansbeck From Stakeford Bridge

July 17, 2021

Tempus Fugit As a child I’d have adventures along the muddy, tidal inlets along the Wansbeck with my friends. We’d try and catch flounders (flatties) with spears like in Robinson Crusoe.  We’d check on the state of decomposition of a dead, black dog left at the high tide point near the wooden stakes, all summer […]

Protected: 200 Years Ago, Work Started on the Stockton and Darlington Railway

April 19, 2021

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Our Little Milestone – Folding@home

April 11, 2020

See addendum for today, 17 April 2020 Quite pleased really, helping humanity. The team is now in the top 25k from 250k, which means the top 10% of contributions. Most work is currently being done in the fight against Covid-19. You will see that the figures don’t agree – this is due to updating delays, […]

Freak Electric, Crawling Chaos and Druridge Bay

September 4, 2017

Druridge Bay Pinched from Moyle’s Facebook page is this image of Ian & Moyle playing at Druridge Bay. I can’t remember if we (Crawling Chaos) played at that one but we certainly played a part of a big push to block a nuclear power station being built there during Thatcher’s time in office.  We played […]

Strange Sights in Australia

March 11, 2013

Introduction These are a few of the odd things that set Australia apart from the mother country (i.e. the UK!)  Similar, yet different, eh? Most suburban houses follow the USA mailbox style, with some sort of box on the edge of the property.  But watch out for spiders when fetching the post! Yet funnel web […]