Notes & Thoughts
Down the track to our remote home in Venezuela we see a dust cloud rising and the distant form of a moving vehicle. I ready the dogs while El Colombiano – our old stalwart finca hand – dutifully fetches his rifle. My mother in law orders the kids inside the house and my wife grabsContinue reading “Venezuela’s Calm Before the Storm”
At the touch of a button, the lockwork pivots out to sit in the hand, like a delicate work of art. Hammers, trigger, sears, springs and inertia changeover are all there in a compact package. Details such as the clean, polished finish on all the component parts, the curved backs to the hammers and theContinue reading “Sporter”
According to the homeless charity Crisis, last year 57, 740 households were accepted as homeless in England. In Scotland, 28,226 applications were assessed as homeless and in Wales 7,128 households were threatened with homelessness. Homeless people are over nine times more likely to take their own life than the general population. On average, homeless peopleContinue reading “Rural Homelessness”
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