With another year having gone by, it is almost time for the old boys of Rastrick Grammar School to meet for another annual Old Rastrickians' Association dinner. I am sure many of its members will be thinking just how quick they come around. Even after so many of these annual gatherings, it is still an occasion they all look forward to.
A long day today spent in the recording studio. My successful policing story book which was published three years ago is going to be an audio book. We have recorded the opening introduction which means just another 158 pages to go. The production will have short segments of music betwen the chapters which I am having specially composed for the production.
I will be posting further updates as the project progresses..
Christmas crackers were invented by Tom Smith, a London sweet maker in 1846. The original idea was to wrap his sweets in a twist of fancy coloured paper, but this developed and sold much better when he added love notes (mottos), paper hats, small toys and then made them go off with a BANG! - The mottos developed into some brilliant one-liners....