Blue

Hi everyone. (Anyone?) I’ve just been in a lesson with Andrew, my student who lives in Moscow. (A very talented young guy). We’re reading: “The Hobbit” (The Hobbit) And we found: “the Gandalf who was responsible for so many lads and lasses going off into the blue for mad adventures?”. “into the blue”. What does …

Craig’s Vegetable Soup!

Hi! Here is a video that shows you how to make my vegetable soup. It’s very easy to do, very cheap to make, and it tastes lovely; it’s very good for you too. You don’t have to leave it at being a vegetable soup, you can add bacon, chorizo, chicken, tuna, whatever you like. Sometimes …

My Photograph on Look North!

I was working at North Shields Library a few years ago. At the time I was keeping a blog, or an online diary as us old farts might say (I don’t like the word “blog”). Anyway, I was regularly taking photo’s (apostrophe for photo*graph*s, not anything to do with a plural and a mistake: “photo” …

Why doesn’t the video work?

I’m currently experiencing some problems with www.vimeo.com. It’s unusual, but hey it can happen to any site. At the time of typing this post, people in China will not be able to view the videos as, vimeo.com and youtube.com are blocked by the Great Firewall of China. Have no fear, I’m scaling that wall 🙂 …