When did you acquire your first bicycle? I am assuming that you have owned, or still own, a bike.
Friday, 20 January, 2017 at 12:05AM
So how did you get on? I don’t expect anyone to get all the answers to the quiz correct. I’m not too sure my memory is that good - and I’ve been setting the questions.
Friday, 06 January, 2017 at 12:05AM
The hands on the clock go round and round - and don’t they seem to zoom round faster and faster?
Friday, 30 December, 2016 at 12:00AM
If you have read this column over the years, you will have noticed that in my weekly offerings I have occasionally referred to how traditional folk medicine has been used to overcome many diseases and complaints.
Friday, 23 December, 2016 at 12:00AM
We don't get much time nowadays to sit and ponder.
Friday, 16 December, 2016 at 12:00AM
How many of these following names do you recognise?
Friday, 09 December, 2016 at 12:05AM
Update! I have done Euromillions three times this past fortnight, and on each occasion I did so - with great difficulty - with fingers crossed, on both hands.
Friday, 02 December, 2016 at 12:05AM
Education seems to have been a political football for as long as I can remember. And one thing which has - to me - been blatantly obvious is that, amid the decades of political claptrap one thing has been largely ignored: the education of the individual child.
Friday, 25 November, 2016 at 12:00AM
How many of you wouldn’t be seen dead in a charity shop?
Friday, 18 November, 2016 at 12:00AM
Can you cross your fingers? I can - with both hands.
Friday, 11 November, 2016 at 12:05AM
See a pin and pick it up and all day long you’ll have good luck!
Friday, 04 November, 2016 at 12:05AM
What will you be doing on the evening of Halloween? Last year we anticipated the usual continuous ringing of our doorbell by an assortment of trick or treaters.
Friday, 28 October, 2016 at 12:05AM
Reading old newspapers can be a depressing business, especially those reports which detail the closing down of the major industrial concerns in the area.
Friday, 21 October, 2016 at 12:05AM
How good a wrestler are you? Are you good enough, do you think, to beat any other wrestler - at your weight - in Cumbria? And if you really think that you’re that good, would you care to put your money where your mouth is?
Friday, 14 October, 2016 at 12:00AM
Okay then, let’s see how many of last week’s quiz questions you could answer.
Friday, 07 October, 2016 at 12:00AM
Get your thinking caps on, it’s that time again.
Friday, 30 September, 2016 at 12:00AM
Superstitions have always fascinated me. I have, over the years, dealt with a number of these. I know that, despite your protestations, many of you are actually more than a little superstitious.
Friday, 23 September, 2016 at 12:00AM
Have you been watching the Olympics on the TV? I have.
Friday, 16 September, 2016 at 12:00AM
Are you a collector? If so, is it just an amusing way of passing time - or are you one of those collectors whose interest borders on the fanatically obsessive?
Friday, 09 September, 2016 at 12:00AM
They just would not let him get on the plane. The staff at the check-in desk at the airport had only to take one look at him to not let him progress any further.
Friday, 26 August, 2016 at 12:00AM