Monthly Archives: December 2010

Yuletide Blog

Boll and I are handing Peacock Towers over to friends as we head north. We may be tweeting but won’t be blogging. Normal Peacockshock services will resume in 2011. We wish you a Moggy Christmas and a Fluffy New Year.

It Was A Dark And Stormy Night

I’m presenting It Was A Dark And Stormy Night (rpt) about the mad Victorian novelist behind that line (with Hertford and Knebworth connections) on BBC Radio 4 at 11.30 pm GMT on Thursday 23 December. Listen, or I’ll arrange for…

Heathrow is Going Forward

A BAA chap just apologised on the radio for the fact that Heathrow Airport’s virtually shut thanks to a bit of snow. He added that they were doing their best to rectify this, ‘going forward’. Business people are always ‘going…

Samuel Stone – who founded Hartford Connecticut

Bluecoats – the old Christ’s Hospital School