Category Archives: notes from the shed

BEFORE THE NEXT ELECTION – AND ANOTHER THING

All due respect to our own young ‘uns but The Shed’s next manifesto on education and training will be based on broad agreement with the points Simon Jenkins made in the following brave article in The Guardian, which naturally got … Continue reading

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HOW NOT TO BEHAVE IN CIVVY STREET

From http://www.horrabridgetimes.net/ – lifting from https://www.facebook.com/groups/314298425365768/ Horrabridge Combined Service Group are enjoying a list of advisories on adapting to civvy street on their Facebook page. Some examples … • Do not put creases in your jeans. • In the real … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM THE SHED: Zippo Mystery Investigation

The Shed’s team took some time out for proper Shed concerns the other day and decided it was time to test the famous Zippo guarantee – “Any Zippo windproof lighter that is returned to Zippo will be fixed free of … Continue reading

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FISHING POLICY MESS

The Environment Agency has created a right old mess by trying to wangle a situation where anglers still go after salmon for “fun” but do not actually take them home for the pot. If it works, we have fish being … Continue reading

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old seagull engine manual

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FISHING ROUND YER – TIME TO PAUSE

by Charlie Webster – October 1, 2017 (pictures of flies to follow later) It’s a gloomy Sunday, following a gloomy last day of the season on the Dart network. I missed it, and I hate to miss it. It is … Continue reading

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The Zippo

A Filofacts entry, ripped from Engineering & Technology magazine:

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F.A.O. ANYONE WHO LIKES A FISHING COLUMN

http://horrabridgetimes.net/index.php/2017/09/19/fishing-round-yer-another-go/

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FISHING ROUND YER – NOT CATCHING SALMON

  FISHING ROUND YER – NOT CATCHING SALMON A second extract from the diary of Charlie Webster. Another follows shortly. The first one is at http://horrabridgetimes.net/index.php/2017/08/01/fishing-round-yer-new-episode/ Late August, 2017 Where do I go today? It is a matter of weather … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM THE SHED – ON A CRIMINAL TAX ON US ALL

The Shed is the headquarters of the Horrabridge Times and this is its occasional editorial platform … see http://www.horrabridgetimes.net for more Attention is rightly being drawn to the problem of organised crime getting away with an ever-increasing tax on farming, … Continue reading

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