Brian's Blog

…one man's contribution to the Weeeeerly Wild World

How They Brought the Good News… and death to a horse.

I reached one of The Children’s Encyclopedia’s Poetry sections and it began with what was an “extremely spirited poem” by Robert Browning and originally published in 1845. Three riders set … Continue reading

5 August, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stupid advertising… pointless products

I’m presented with a mother tending to some crayon drawings her child had kindly blessed her wall with, and thanks to the “gentle wipes” that would clean that up without … Continue reading

2 August, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Recycling Boxes and Practices

In addition to the letter and things I sent to Unilever recently (see my previous post), I also had reason to write to a local supermarket I frequent, and my … Continue reading

1 August, 2017 · Leave a comment

I found some Micro Beads… and Aluminum

Due to being a guy I’m difficult to buy for when it comes to birthdays and Christmas, so people often buy me shampoo and deodorent sets. I don’t mind; it … Continue reading

31 July, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Linkin Park Guy…

He’s no more. I never knew him as Chester Bennington, so when my sister told me he’s dead I didn’t recognise the name… “Crawling in my skin?” I asked, “Yes,” … Continue reading

21 July, 2017 · Leave a comment

God, gods, or the gods?

After reading about Charles Lamb last year I decided to follow that up by reading the collection of Shakespeare’s works he co-authored with his sister, Mary Lamb. It’s an abridged … Continue reading

17 July, 2017 · Leave a comment

Climate Change Research… there’s funding for that

Living on the isle of Anglesey I’m pretty much surrounded by beaches. I recently learned, however, that one of my nearest beaches failed its latest water safety tests and as … Continue reading

14 July, 2017 · Leave a comment