Monthly Archives: June 2007

It’s Official – The French Eat Cats

A French friend emailed me regarding last week’s pin-up (a cat grooming a guinea pig). Her comment – ‘Mmmm. Wonder what it would taste like lightly sauteed in garlic with a herb butter dressing.’ I emailed back to say this…

Six Degrees

More impressive namedrops to make you seethe with envy. I met someone last week who once interviewed Mother Teresa. I briefly worked in the same office as Gordon Brown‘s wife Sarah. I sat about five feet away from her. She…

An Interesting Wee Website

During a (totally innocent) googling session this morning, I stumbled on a very odd website. Do not click on urinal.net if you’re a prim, proper or shockable person. It features photos of eccentric and picturesque loos around the world. There…

Facebook

I’m now on facebook because everybody is, so you have to be. It’s a bit more user-friendly than myspace and I like the minimalist design. The names of some of the groups are rather amusing too. Purely because of their…

Please Yes

Thanks many to the Peacockshock visitor who kindly emailed me night last regarding the cat and guinea pig photo. His comment: ‘cute, very’. When I was trained to write news at the BBC, we were always taught never to write…

Pin-Up of the Week

A cat and guinea pig who are best friends (more great guinea pig stuff at cavymadness)

As Steals The Morn

I can’t stop listening to the new Mark Padmore CD of Handel Arias – ‘As Steals the Morn’. It’s the best classical release of 2007 in my opinion. ‘A beguilingly rich and sensitive recital from one of the most thoughtful…