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 The Mystery Musket Ball

I served my engineering apprenticeship between 1959 & 1966, at a historic mill located in Bosley, a small village in rural Cheshire, England. I owe so much to the mill owners of the day, as they sponsored my further education until I was 22 years of age and this gave me a sound foundation for a […]


I’ve posted several blogs in defense of the current generation and, yes, this is another one, so if you doubt the youngesters perhaps you should read no further. To set the scene, our local shops are in one solid row, about 18 of them. In front is a parking area which has an entryway and […]

 ”Where’s Chetak?”

Translated from  Hindi –  posted originally at ‘’The audience respects me, they love my dance, my voice.’’ ‘’I feel satisfied, elated whenever I dance in the courtroom,’’ She said to her Drum- player. ”I wish I danced all my life and the audience kept on clapping forever.” ‘’That the festivities never came to an […]

 How do you get your own way?

That sounds evil and conniving, doesn’t it, and somewhat Machiavellian.  Yet, aren’t there times when getting your own way is necessary, and has many positive benefits? My 9-year-old grandson spent the night.  With everyone else in the universe, on Friday nights, he’s lights out and in bed at 9 o’clock – voluntarily. When he’s here, […]

 Mathematics: Bane or Blessing

First. Thank you all who have expressed an interest in my blog. Before reading you, I felt quite alone with my fad but now I feel comforted. Thank you again. I thought a project with a domestic slant that I am working on might be of interest: It will enable me to predict the cost […]

 Mathmatics: Blessing or Bane

 Whether we are verifying our expenses after a shopping trip, checking a bank account or counting the days to somebody’s birthday, we are using mathematics: It is an intellectual tool that enables us to discipline our thoughts in a logical manner, to express them clearly and to reach a useful conclusion: However, it does not […]

 Are Rabbits Rodents?

No, they are not, as many of you may perhaps have thought.  Rabbits, truly speaking are members of the family called ” Leporidae.” Had this question been asked a century ago the reply would have been positive indeed. The zoologists then classified Rabbit and other lagomorphs within the order named  Rodentia ( or rodents), which […]

 Where will it go…….

Hi everyone, this is just for fun, I am going to start a story, please join in and follow on, one line only at a time……..but can keep adding to the story as many times as you wish……….lets see what adventures we can have on the way…….. This evening I took my dog for a […]