Christmas Time

[https://i2.wp.com/stuartlennon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/NewNero.jpg?ssl=1] Merry Christmas! I’m looking forward to some tasty food, some classy grape based beverages and the company of friends and family – including the little fellow above, Nero the dog. The world’s media and thousands


[https://i2.wp.com/stuartlennon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IMG_20161129_083442.jpg?ssl=1] Ducks on the Pill Brook at the end of my street. This morning, I was watching a very brave journalist broadcasting from Aleppo in Syria. I do not claim to have any real handle

A great read.

[https://i0.wp.com/stuartlennon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IMG_20161209_102312.jpg?ssl=1] What Ho everybody! Gratuitous photo of the Christmas tree and Nero the Schnauzer at his devastating cutest. Mrs L has decided that the tree should be in a new spot this year. Mostly, I

The roof of the world

What Ho! It’s been a bit quiet here. The front row has been recovering from the camino experience. The tighthead is currently recovering hard with The Sheep and the Decorator. Were I a betting man, I might suggest that some rugby will be watched and some beers consumed, even

Hold the front page! Candidate wins election.

[https://i1.wp.com/stuartlennon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Tantrum.gif?ssl=1] Oh, I’m sorry. But really. Can we not just get over ourselves? What has actually happened? The USA has chosen its 45th President (The 20th Republican). There is some debate over the exact allegiance of


The lights had snapped on without warning in the dormitory. I had been awake for an hour or two, serenaded by an orchestra of snoring, grunting and farting. The Duck had not been awake. “Pu**** de m****.” He greeted the artificial dawn. “You do this in France…you die.” We

Keep Calm!

[https://i0.wp.com/stuartlennon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/qtq80-pcfT7B.jpeg?ssl=1] Every time I think things are calming down… Sterling is down, the FTSE is up, consumer confidence is up, no down, no it’s… “HARD BREXIT!” “Boo! Soft Brexit!” “Wait! No Brexit.” I do wish that

Back in the real world

Weary, both from the walk, and a long wait at Bilbao, I was ready for a lie-down. As I emerged into the arrivals hall at Heathrow, I was met by the four ladies in the picture and their banner. The grown ups are Kate and my wife Margaret. The wee
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