WOODHALL SPA FORTIES WEEKEND.

Angella and I had a fabulous time at the Woodhall Spa Forties Weekend, what a brilliant event with a wonderful atmosphere. Plus a fly past each day by a Spitfire, Hurricane and a Lancaster, I especially enjoyed the Lancaster which seemed extremely low and the superb sound of four Merlin engines.

Click on the link below for the Lancaster and don’t forget to turn the sound right up to get the real feel of the thing!

https://www.facebook.com/WoodhallSpa40sFestival/videos/1024147171460085

Just a couple more photos from our Woodhall Spa Weekend where we stayed at the Golf Hotel which I think had the best selection of vintage clothing and musical acts where I was lucky to buy two new suits which should do nicely for Goodwood Revival and Riviera Swing later this year. Not only that but Mr Churchill turned up with his entourage and gave a very stirring speech which I’m sure helped the war effort no end!

About The Diary of a Country Bumpkin

I am a retired actor, although to be honest I only retired because I wasn't getting any work and the option of becoming an unemployed actor/waiter at my age was ludicrous, especially as my waiting skills are non-existent. Having said I’m retired, I don’t think there really is such a thing as a retired actor for I am still available for work, I just don’t have an agent or any connections with regards to obtaining any worthwhile work. I have over the years done student films when there is nothing else available, always low paid (if at all) the only incentive was always the promised copy of the finished film for your show reel which nine times out of ten always failed to materialise. I spent many years looking after my aged mother who had dementia, hence the lack of acting work but shortly after her death I was lucky enough to run into an ex-girlfriend of many years ago and our romance blossomed once again, resulting in us getting married in 2013. My move to the countryside inspired me to write The Diary of a Country Bumpkin which tells of my continuing dilemmas in dealing with the rigors of the countryside from the unexpectedly large number of pollens, fungal moulds and hay products waiting to attack the unsuspecting townie. I enjoy writing, see my play Dulce Et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori on The Wireless Theatre Company, The Plays Wot I Wrote and The Battle of Barking Creek both available on Amazon.co.uk and am very fond of classic cars so my ideal occupation would be acting in a film I had written set in the 1930s/40s, we live in hopes. I am delighted to say that since venturing to the countryside where space is not quite the premium it is in town, I have due to the availability of two double garages acquired more classic cars to form a small collection the pride of which are a 1947 Bentley Mk VI and a 2000 Bentley Arnage. My various blogs and websites are continually evolving and I’m sure that by following the appropriate links you will find something which will edify or amuse.
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5 Responses to WOODHALL SPA FORTIES WEEKEND.

  1. Looking very smart, as always, Joe!

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