Didcot Power Station

29 February 2012 15:33 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

In early Feb 2012, when there was no wind, the plumes from the Didcot Cooling towers were absolutely vertical.  Almost beautiful.

Prompted a bit of research about Didcot A, and how long it will remain.

Didcot A

Some sensible looking words about Didcot A ~ "Didcot A must close on or before 31st December 2015, as it has opted out of the EU Large Combustion (...)


22 May 2011 00:00 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

Pay attention, this is a complex, socially networked, ramble.

I bought some wine from an outfit called Naked Wine, who specialise in establishing a relationship between the buyer and the wine maker. From France, I had some 2009 red from France made by Benjamin Darnault, and pre-ordered some 2010, which arrived early about three weeks ago. (and is also very good).


Johnny Crow's Garden

07 April 2010 00:00 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

LL Brooke

Introduction can be found in Village for a Thousand Years. "... it is this garden (Pillar House) which has the prime right to be called Johnny Crow's Garden, because it was here that Leslie Brooke was living when he drew the pictures for that, his best known book."  We live opposite (...)