This illustration featured in a post on my now mothballed blog Roger the Reader. Critical Mess was a 1983 cartoon book, written and illustrated by Dan Pearce.
A completely new heating system at the historic* headquarters of the North Bucks Wanderer means it will be reliably cozy this winter.
But emptying my vast attic and extensive cellars to give the plumbers access, along with keeping out of their way as they installed radiators and ran pipework, took half a week of my time.
So I haven't had time to create a post for this Thursday. Sorry about that, but things will be back to normal next week, just in time for me to take a couple of weeks off for Christmas and New Year! Oh well...
Meanwhile, is there anything you'd like me to take a look at, in North Bucks?
*A fine example of early 60s council house vernacular...
For all you keen explorers of North Bucks, nothing is more off putting than cold feet on a day out. So seeing as it's coming up to Christmas, what you need is... socks!
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