northsider

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Sports or Recreation
Occupation Gardening.
Location West Cork, Cork, Ireland
Introduction I am half Irish and half English, born in Northwest England, own a smallholding and also a polytunnel too! The photo is of me in my Kansas T shirt relaxing in a real ale pub with the landlords dog in Shaftesbury in Dorset. The dog said 'Black Dog' by Led Zeppelin was one of it's favourite tracks.. I had just walked five miles and the landlord put on his Eagles CD for us and I told the Labrador that I had a stash of Newcastle Brown Ale bottles and some Pork pies in my Asda carrier bag. Then I gave the Labrador some of my Pork pie and we were friends!
Interests Humour writing, smallholdings, concerned about lack of public transport, vintage tractors, allotments, small farms, walking, Sheeps Head Peninsula especially!, Manchester United, books, getting published (published Author), comedians, real ale in Ireland? Scottish Malt Whisky - Dalwhinnie is bril! Also interested in Prog Rock. Kansas are my favourite band.
Favorite Movies Oh Mr Porter (Will Haye) Brassed off, Shadowlands, Kes, Billy Liar, Blazing Saddles, With Nail and I, Little Voice, Monty Pythons Meaning of Life and The Life of Brian, George Formby, Ealing Comedies, American Werewolf in London, Anything daft or moving.
Favorite Music Heavy and Prog Rock and Folk and Indie..., Kate Bush, Kansas, Thin Lizzy, Neil Young, Clannad, Madonna, Brass Bands, Carpenters, Morrissey, Sharon Shannon, Dubliners, All About Eve, Pogues, Pixies, Marillion with Fish, Ulri Jon Roth..., too many to list.. (very eclectic taste!
Favorite Books THE NEW COMPLETE BOOK OF SELF-SUFFICIENCY JOHN SEYMOUR. Anything by Peter Tinniswood, McCarthy's Bar, Pete McCarthy, Ghost Rider: Neil Peart, Jude the Obscure: Thomas Hardy. England an Elegy: Roger Scruton.

How do you know the light isn't still on when you close the fridge door? Dunno. Tired of leaving comments on blogs who don't reciprocate on mine