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Posted by Shortie Williams on April 10, 2017 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (2)

Just getting tidied up after the decorator, (I have to say, John doesn't leave any mess) just a bit of clearing and I hear this familiar sound and I think to myself "Oh no" that's the sound os a hungry and very young kitten!
I went outside to the canopy area of the Roadhouse and there it is! One solitary newly born kitten, abandoned, not by a person but by it's Mother.
I can't tell what has happened exactly but the mess on the chair gave an insight to where the Mother had given birth!...

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Busy doing nothing

Posted by Shortie Williams on April 9, 2017 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (3)

It's Sunday and It's Sunny. Had a bit of a strange week, some strange goings on but I cannot believe the messages supporting what I do.
I will be taking a new approach to everything that I do, I will not leave myself open to be shot in the foot, but after all you have lifted me through it and I owe it to you to find a way to do what I do. So, here we go!
Busy doing nothing today, why? well why not! The Roadhouse is being Painted so I cannot do the Radio Show, sorry guys, next Saturda...

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Soon be Summer!

Posted by Shortie Williams on March 8, 2017 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (2)

Hi! so that's my winter holiday over, and great it was too, but now it's time to get ready for the summer!
A bit early I hear you say!
But no! After the damage caused by the floods this winter I have loads to do.
It was always my intention to carry out a few changes anyway but the weather has been an issue this year. There hasn't been enough good weather to carry out the work that I wanted to in the early part, so I have to try to get it done now.
And 3 days ago it was " here...

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Posted by Shortie Williams on January 18, 2017 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (1)

We all hope that each and every one of you had the most wonderful Christmas Break and most of all we wish all our family and friends a very happy new year.

For us it was a mixed bag of relaxation and fun but all good.

Starting with the Jolly boys Christmas shopping day out then the Christmas party, then it feels a lot like Christmas at our Christmas eve drinkie sesh.

After all that we needed a few days off and all we have done is eat and drink constantly! I need a break from...

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Posted by Shortie Williams on December 15, 2016 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (0)

It was only just over a week ago and Alykanas looked like this. I can assure you that it didn't last long but the effects will take time to heal, some may never. I always tell you about the resilience of the local people, they pick themselves up and get onwith it.
Now as December melts away, heading for Christmas and what we be a very welcome new year, the weather has stabalised itself, for now at least.
The sun is shing most days. Some cloud but a quite pleasant 15-16 degrees. Howeve...

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It's all worth it

Posted by Shortie Williams on December 12, 2016 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (2)

Hi. Yep I think we've almost got a day off!
I must be feeling more relaxed at the moment as I am up early with a cup of tea and sitting here feeling like writing.
I hope you are all well and enjoying your winter.
It's a time of year for many that has a warm feeling, a glow although it's cold outside.
I remember working 7 days a week and stupid hours as a self employed plasterer just to survive Christmas. To give something to the family, that little extra special, presents fo...

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Posted by Shortie Williams on November 7, 2016 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (1)

We have had a couple of really nice days in between the bleak ones and even when it is dingy there are some nice scenes here.
 I was just passing along the front the other day and thought how miserable a day it was and then I looked around and changed my mind a bit!
There was a lone guy fishing on the beach. Never seen fishing like this! Not that I know anything about fishing. Done a bit of fresh water fishing years ago but nothing serious.
this guy had a giant ball floating ...

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Welcome Winter

Posted by Shortie Williams on November 2, 2016 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (1)

Just got back from a flying visit to the UK. We've spent quite a bit of time over there this summer for one thing or the other so I didn't really feel the need to go back this time other than to renew my passport, which had to be done, so i arranged a 5 day flying visit within which I had to do the passport thing, visit my mother and attend a meal party, all in different parts of the south of England.
Thanks to Neil and Tracy for helping us get the first 2 days sorted trouble free. It mad...

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And Relax

Posted by Shortie Williams on August 14, 2016 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (7)

You know, sometimes I wonder what life is all about. I don't envy others, I never have. I have never wanted money, just simple contentment.
I believe that if you don't take risks then you are less likely to fulfill your life. I also believe that if all goes wrong that there will be a way out.
We have to fight hard to keep what we have worked for. We have to work hard at it everyday. There is so much resistance in contentment as so many do there upmost to destroy all you have. I find t...

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Posted by Shortie Williams on July 15, 2016 at 2:20 AM Comments comments (3)

twenty past nine on a glorious Friday morning. It has taken almost 4 weeks of some of the hottest weather I have felt since being on this wonderful island, to get an engineer to fix my air-con at home and now there is forecast a drop in temps!!!! Well, just my luck!
Seriously though, it still looks good and from Monday they start to rise again slowly.
I am in need of a swim today and there is a good chance that I will get one!
The other day we popped into one of our favourite pla...

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