The Waterlooville Wally(s) Of The Week Award – Lidl


https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7517927/lidl-gin-staff-call-police-couple-daughters/ ‘VICTIMS OF STUPIDITY’  Lidl staff call police after middle-aged couple try to buy £12 rhubarb gin with daughters aged 11 and 14   I haven’t had cause to issue one of these for some time but this article really takes the biscuit. This ranks up with the story of the couple refused entry to… Continue reading The Waterlooville Wally(s) Of The Week Award – Lidl

Great To See My Taxes At Work


For some days now we have been warned that our road is to be closed for two days. Presumably to fix the surface which has been abysmal for getting on for thirty plus years. Along with several neighbours, I moved my car off my driveway the night before so that we wouldn’t be stranded during… Continue reading Great To See My Taxes At Work

Crookhorn Post Office


Fuming !!! Have just been to Crookhorn Post Office to post a parcel. Stood in the queue for only a minute, was two from the counter. The cashier completed serving the lady at the counter and announced that she was going to have to stop serving as there was a task she had to complete by… Continue reading Crookhorn Post Office

Was An Opportunity Missed ?


On Tuesday 5th July, 22 Landscape Architects and invited guests from across the county visited the West of Waterlooville development to see best practice in Sustainable Urban Drainage systems (SUDs). The 247 hectare site has a custom designed infrastructure to reduce the risk of flooding to homes and promote biodiversity. Rain water is collected in… Continue reading Was An Opportunity Missed ?

View From The Conservatory


So, I hear this commotion going on over my head. Thinking it’s a couple of fat pigeons I look up and what do I see. Yep, my neighbour’s cat, Daisy, about eight feet up. Presumably, stalking the birds, hence all the noise. I’ve also included this archive shot of some Apple Blossom. Since I have… Continue reading View From The Conservatory

View From The Conservatory


Just thought I’d share a picture of these two guys. We rarely see Goldfinches in our garden, just maybe once or twice a year, and this is the first time I have managed to get a photo. The focus is a bit soft due to the effect of shooting through double glazing and being at… Continue reading View From The Conservatory