Jonty Pearce

As the dusk fell and the gloaming darkened, the shadow swirled and changed as it writhed in what light still remained, framed between the banks of trees on either side…

There is something comforting about lying warm and dry in ones bunk while listening to steady rain falling on deck, securely moored in the marina whose excellent warm cafe will…

As the nights draw in on the end of the 2015 sailing season I am starting to ponder the twilight of my own working life. I have been a GP…

Although I do not necessarily feel any pressing need for refreshment, Continual Professional Development (CPD) requires me to attend an annual GP Refresher Course. At least the one at which…

Dick Durham

There are any number of DIY weather forecasting manuals and all of them train us up the same way. There’s the overview: the plan of a weather system with its…

As a Brummie, I feel qualified to reproduce a shortened version of this very bad Black Country joke as an opener to this whimsy. Having been made redundant, Enoch and…

Jonty Pearce

Finally for the first time this season we achieved: Getting out of Milford Haven and going further than St Ann’s Head lighthouse Raising all the flappy bits and enjoying a…

Jonty Pearce

When our noble editor first suggested that I wrote a blog I must admit that I declined, partly from a Ludditic stance of not knowing what a blog actually was,…

I don’t much like change. In fact, working as an NHS GP, I have a severe case of change fatigue. If something works, why change it? All too many Ministers…