Bangonomics and free firewood After the recent torrential rains work continues to clear up the mess. The roads are in a poor state, with pot-holes everywhere, and some vehicles are better at dealing this than others. Not for me low-profile tyres on expensive alloy wheels; these are far too vulnerable to damage, and low front spoilers […]

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Then it rained some more When is it going to stop? I watch the news from the UK and see continual reports of flooding; it seems there’s no time to clear up before the next onslaught arrives.The suffering is spread widely from West to East and North to South. Some flooding can be blamed on poor […]

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Des res Between Christmas and the New Year it hardly stopped raining over most of Europe, it seems. As I write, the UK news is still full of stories about flooding. Here the geography would require a flood of a truly Biblical nature to have any great impact, but the rains do accelerate the process […]

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