Rain, rain not going away… welcome back to dreich, drookit and LEJoG Day 65 Day 65 pre-amble Back to those Scottish phrases again for this one. I guess most people will be somewhat familiar with the song ‘Donald Where’s Your Troosers‘, by Andy Stewart, from 1960. Well I certainly wasn’t until Simon Mayo started playing […]Read More #65 OOPS BEN, WHERE’S YOUR (WATERPROOF) TROOSERS?
Welcome to LEJoG Day 19, and the 50FootHead origin story Day 19 pre-amble “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow”, so they say. I’m not claiming this blog to be a “mighty oak” just yet. However I am using the phrase for the title of Day 19. Because this was the day that Charles’s suggestion of […]Read More #19 LITTLE ACORNS AND BIG DIVERSIONS
Shortly after you cross the border between Cornwall and Devon, there are – literally – some steps coming up from a bridge. More than three, as it happens. A stairway, in fact. The temptation to use the most obvious pun for the title of this blog is admittedly hard to resist. Indeed, Devon/heaven puns have proved […]Read More #11 TOWERING IN KERNOW; WEARY SOLES IN DEVON