Three wishes

Barry Cryer passed away last month – someone I remembered from a very early age as a mainstay of BBC read more

February 26th, 2022 Posted in Blog

Is this burning an eternal flame?

Video from the coronavirus curfew in Barcelona last night. The juxtaposition of the man on the piano playing The Bangles’ read more

November 2nd, 2020 Posted in Blog

New Gorillaz, New Beck

Big Blur fan – but found the Gorillaz to be very hit and miss. But when they hit, what a read more

October 31st, 2020 Posted in Blog

On the scoresheet at last

Today Alex is in the squad for Burnham Ramblers’ senior team for the third time. It’s a home game against read more

October 24th, 2020 Posted in Blog

The Otford Solar System

A typically British tourist attraction – a scale model of the solar system, created to celebrate the new millennium, showing read more

October 7th, 2020 Posted in Blog

Steve Davis’s Spitting Image Puppet

What with Spitting Image trending and whatnot today, the show always reminds me of Steve Davis’s puppet formally opening Phoenix read more

August 5th, 2020 Posted in Blog

The Machiguenga Experiment

Next time someone tells you that Western society is morally bankrupt, here’s a little bit of proof. From the Now read more

July 14th, 2017 Posted in Blog

The amazing paper drop …

Just going to print this out and file it.

April 29th, 2013 Posted in Blog

Barcelona v Getafe

I couldn’t plan a trip to Barcelona without getting a chance to visit the Nou Camp – twice, once in read more

April 10th, 2012 Posted in Blog

Greensted church

  St Andrew’s Church at Greensted is the oldest wooden church in the world. It’s about 15 miles from my read more

January 21st, 2012 Posted in Blog