Browsing Archive: January, 2011

You know it makes sense...

Posted by Peter Baker on Thursday, January 27, 2011,
What makes sense?  Old School Pessimism, that's what.  When West Ham went 1-3 up away at Birmingham last night a knowing little voice said to me, you're gonna lose 4-3.  But knowing that didn't make the loss when it happened any easier.  But it proves the point. End of post.
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If life gives you lemons...

Posted by Peter Baker on Tuesday, January 25, 2011,
..then squeeze a slice over a fresh portion of battered haddock.  Not quite the saying you expected?  Well I'm adaptable if nothing else.  I'm of the opinion that a portion of fish and chips will do something to help right most wrongs, make the day worth living for and at least give you greasy fingers.  And the wrapping is great for starting fires.  In the woodburner of course. (looks guiltily over shoulder)  However it's hard to see the bright side of not being workshop fit.  There are many ...
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All Quiet on The Wooden Front

Posted by Peter Baker on Sunday, January 9, 2011,
My diary entry for December 24th 2010 reads as follows:  Got up.  It's snowed!  Went outside to watch kids sledging down the road.  Fell over. End of diary entry for Dec 24th 2010.
Didn't do any major damge but it didn't half hurt.  Bore with it for two weeks before going to the local medicine woman.  She asked me to remove my shirt (wow, I thought, this is going better than I expected) and saw the name tattooed on my chest where I used to think my heart was (it isn't there but that's another ...
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Amateur enthusiast woodworking machinery user and restorer.


Pete My name is Pete and apart from the above,I'm a football fan and Old School Pessimist. Maybe because I've been supporting West Ham for over forty years. Priced out of the Premier League like so many and football in general,I now go to any local non league club when I can. On our corner plot we have room for bees and chickens by the workshops. My machinery is mostly made by the Coronet Tool Co from England and Walker Turner who are American. If you have enjoyed looking at this site and want to comment on it or any of the content then please go to the Guestbook.

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