Monthly Archives: September 2005

A Rosy-Lipped Batfish (real photo) For more odd pix of eccentric creatures, click here

Health Update

I’m now visiting the exercise bikes at the gym most days. In the programming section, I put my age down as “60” when no-one’s looking, then I peddle like an old person with my pulse at 124 bpm. It’s very…

National Meetings Week

Next week is National Meetings Week 2005. To celebrate it, I’ll be holding a 24 hour Powerpoint presentation in a boring voice. I do hope you’ll be joining me. Refreshments will be served after the first 15 hours.

Nero Hits Hertford

Hertford now has a Caffè Nero, which is excellent. The coffee’s very good and it’s very well located for people-watching. But an odd question occurred to me this morning over my Regular Latte – Why is it called Caffè Nero?…

Brainy Bunny Foxes Dog

Chester and the rabbit I was amused to read an amazing story of rabbit derring-do in today’s Times. Chester the dog, from Richmond North Yorkshire, loves chasing rabbits. And he was doing just that when the rabbit in question (see…

Boll’s New Autumn Look

Now it’s officially autumn, Bollinger has resumed sleeping in her box near the radiator. She’s also taken to sitting, for the first time ever, inside her fluffy blue tower. And my Nike rucksack is very in this autumn as a…