these are the pleasures of John Henderson of Pure Piscator
‘Oh Well‘ – Fleetwood Mac
‘Rockferry’ – Duffy
‘Love and Light’ – Proud Mary
‘Live at the Greek’ – Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes
Little Death Orchestra
‘High Hopes’ – from Pink Floyd’s ‘Division Bell’
‘Time changes Everything’ – John Squire
‘She bangs the Drum’ – Stone Roses, just the perfect summer song.
Along Fishermen’s Paths – Mike Winter
Trout Bum – John Gierach (enjoyable even to a fly fishing duffer)
Alan Tomkins’s Blackwater series
Old Abu Cardinals
A recently Paul Cook‘ed Chapman 550
The £6.99 ‘Aldi’ fishing bag
Lily pads in bloom
Messing about in small boats
A friend’s capture of a stupidly monstrous Kennet barbel on a bloody awful, bright blue, glass 70’s Winfield pike rod.
The feeling of ‘release’, that follows the period of sadness, of selling an old car made from sh*tty British Leyland 70’s steel.
Dusty, PP3 eating, Vox Wah pedals
Mini Melton Mowbray pork pies
The men’s singles Wimbledon final
Melancholy Good Fellow
My daughter at 6 months+