Terrible story doing the rounds tonight about a guy who was robbed at knife point by thieves who stole his gear and his van. More here.
I've fished that bit of drain several times this season, along, I'm sure, with several others. It also made me think how many times I fish alone - probably every other time I go, on average.
Day off in the week, your mates are all working so off you go without giving it a second thought.
I've rang a few people about it tonight. One or two said the same thing.
If anyone knows the guy this happened to, I'm happy to contribute a few bits of kit so he can at least get out fishing. What terrible times we live in.