A major breakthrough in home entertainment appeared in our homes last week - the arrival of mainstream UK TV channels. We take the signal broadcast by British Forces Broadcasting Service. No longer do we get a single channel of popular programmes, interlaced with news from Helmand province, Afghanistan. The downside is - adverts, programme clashes, and, possibly, a TV Licence....
|Heading back to sea. Flightless steamer ducks look on. Who needs to fly?|
|"Egrets? I seen a few. But, then again, too few to mention...." (after Sinatra).|
|Man at work|
|Sausages, burgers, steak, chops....|
|Leg of lamb, ribs, fillet, rib-eye.....etc.|
On a serious note, the local paper, Penguin News, http://www.penguin-news.com/ had a lead story of a policeman being accused of several assaults during a large disturbance in Stanley, last year. Despite an estimated 50 people engaged in knocking lumps out of each other, after a night in the pubs, only this policeman seems to have been charged with any crime!
The Senior Magistrate believed the wrong man was in the dock, and, at the end of a two-day trial, found there was no case to answer on all 4 charges. All very odd......
|Still in their burrow at Easter! Time to migrate, guys!|
Easter Monday is not a Public Holiday in the Falklands, but we get other days to compensate:.... The Queen's Birthday, Peat-cutting Monday, Liberation Day....! Enjoy Easter, wherever you are!