I am getting worried about Mister B in Israel - he's capable of looking after himself (well, three tours in Iraq wielding a "Tribble on a stick" microphone for various news organisations seems to me to be a good qualification). Not heard from him though - he normally will try and phone at some point.
I was gutted and extremely jealous to hear that Big Alan has lashed out £35,000 and bought himself a used Maserati. I don't know all of the details, but I am guessing it is one of these
Don't forget to check out yesterday's posting regarding the sale of the M.V Admiral Jellicoe; a bit of marine history and a bloody great big chunk of metal to boot. How many people can boast that their residence registers on a Royal Navy magnetometer?
The BBC News website is giving quite favourable coverage to this years' Bisley event; I am not going to kick off about the disgraceful state of Britain's gun laws here right now (believe me, that will require an entire post on its' own, and I have not worked up sufficient bile right now). Did you know, that by the Metropolitan Police's own figures, gun crime has gone up between eight and ten times since the 1997 hand gun ban? Ban legal firearms and the only people with guns are the criminals. It happened just as predicted. I miss my Glock 17.
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