Monthly Archives: July 2008

Forest Fire

Nana, looking well after her ordeal I was just setting off for London the other afternoon with some friends when I sensed an odd, rustic burning smell near the front door. After inspecting the house, I concluded it was coming…

Angry

I’m cross with Nature. Last night, I decided to water the plants. And, as I was pootling with my watering can, something landed on my head. It was a poo. I was somewhat taken aback as I couldn’t see any…

Six Degrees

Continuing Peacockshock’s occasional series of preposterously indirect namedrops – a former friend of mine worked with someone who has a family member who knows actor Ben Whishaw and has even met his cats. Ben lives in these parts. He’s famous…

Friend’s Website – Ant

I’m a big fan of Ant Smith’s photos. Ant actually works for the BBC (surprisingly not as a photographer) and was on one of my Writing for Radio courses, where he took the photo below. Yes – one of my…

Where are my Passengers?

Snow Leopard – Welwyn Garden City

Cuddly Bear

I was in/on Primrose Hill yesterday. If you’re not familiar, it’s a posh residential area on a hill, where lots of celebs live, with a fabulous view over London. I googled Primrose Hill afterwards for some photos and stumbled on…