BE SURE TO SMELL THE FLOWERS ALONG THE WAY
“There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring.” Ernest Hemingway
narrow victory last year. What I didn’t remember was that it was one of a number of fish I had caught during the making of Hutchy’s videos. It appears on the cover of the videos, too. Hutchy’s Dream at Madine became our dream at Madine 18 years on when I got to hold the lovely fish for a second time, courtesy of Jacko’s brilliance. When I wrote my piece for the WCC magazine I didn’t have to struggle to find a way to link Hutchy to the event twice over.
And talking of Hutchy he was finally laid to rest among loving family and friends on his beloved Lincolnshire Wolds on a hot late July day. Fittingly, in addition to the family, there were a great many aging carpers and friends there to pay
I CAUGHT THE LOVELY SCALY fish IN JACKO’S BRACE THAT EDGED THE FINAL RESULT OUR WAY DURING THE MAKING OF HUTCHY’S Dream at Madine videos in 1999