Blogs

  • Island stirs into life after long winter

    Island stirs into life after long winter

    24th March 2015

    Over the winter months the RSPB staff and volunteers have been busy doing all those jobs…

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  • Our Ages of Insecurity

    Our Ages of Insecurity

    6th February 2015

    Many years ago, I asked my younger daughter, then at primary school, what she thought about…

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  • New column: Age of insecurity

    New column: Age of insecurity

    18th December 2014

    The enemy of insecurity is confidence, a commodity in short supply these days. Prospects of secure,…

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  • Whither & Why: Happy Birthday Mr Gurney

    Whither & Why: Happy Birthday Mr Gurney

    5th December 2014

    From the [REDACTED] of Gerald Honk, Esq My dear brother Christopher, I hope this letter finds…

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  • Marooned on Coquet Island

    Marooned on Coquet Island

    3rd December 2014

    “Worse things happen at sea” A rather unexpected turn of events this autumn resulted in site…

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  • Our age of insecurity – part 3

    Our age of insecurity – part 3

    21st October 2014

    The six and a half million carers, of all ages, who look after relatives and others,…

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  • Ray King obituary in The Independent

    Ray King obituary in The Independent

    14th October 2014

    There was a lovely article on the late Ray King in a recent edition of The…

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  • Our age of insecurity – part 2

    Our age of insecurity – part 2

    12th September 2014

    There are no easy answers to our present condition. By definition insecurity is a personal feeling….

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  • Goalkeeper Ray King dies aged 89

    Goalkeeper Ray King dies aged 89

    21st July 2014

    It is with tremendous sadness that I have to tell you and all the Ambler community…

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  • Our age of insecurity

    Our age of insecurity

    18th July 2014

    Few things sadden former teachers more than the present state of our schools.  In an age…

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