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21st May 2018

Plus 5, sunny and dry when driving in.

What a weekend. Stunning weather and a stunning wedding at Windsor on Saturday.

Royalist or not.. you have to admire how we Brits do these big occasions. It was a magical service and the whole event was watched by 13 million people on BBC alone. 1 billion around the world? Really? Simply stunning..

Simply stunning was our couple of days away fishing on the Tay at Islamouth with Alan and Jane Parker. Clare and I both caught something as did Paddy and Iona Hoare; in fact we all landed at least one..Modern times mean that all fish head back into the river rather than the table..

Paddy is one of those incorrigible people who is always trying to encourage you to go that extra inch in life.. well he succeeded in persuading me that another foot of line and I would land another fish.. that extra foot of line resulted in me disappearing down a hole and swimming.. Not idea in rivers, especially in waders.. thankfully the life belt blew and I floated to the side..cant say I did not panic capt mainwaring..

Saturdays runner General Picton ran well for a long way.. Now he needs to gain a handicap mark to gvie him a chance of being placed or even better.. winning

Yesterday Mat, Peter Kerr and I wandered around the fields looking at all the horses enjoying their summer holidays.. The horses look great; surely they have never had such a wonderful start to their holidays..

Monday morning and we have two runners at Towcester. Trojan Star and By The Boardwalk and for my thoughts on their chances please click here.

The Meaning of " Aphorism''

I read that 4,153,237 people got married last year. Not to cause any trouble, but shouldn't that be an even number?

I find it ironic that the colors red, white, and blue stand for freedom until they are flashing behind you.

When wearing a bikini, women reveal 90% of their body. Men are so polite they only look at the covered parts.

Relationships are a lot like algebra. Have you ever looked at your X and wondered Y?

America is a country which produces citizens who will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote.

You know that tingly little feeling you get when you love someone? That's your common sense leaving your body.