Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Morning After the Singsong – The London Marathon

I’ve spectated at a marathon before, Dublin, but it’s safe to say that even though I knew there were far more people running London, I still was taken aback a bit by the scale of the race. Not only the … Continue reading

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Friday and Saturday – The Deep Breath Before the Marathon Plunge

First, the random and bizarre.  No Dougall, it’s not really a “near, and far away” thing.  See, these are actually tulip half-pint glasses, next to a normal size tulip pint-glass, all obviously filled with lovely, creamy Guinness. Friday was Georges … Continue reading

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RIP the Macbook

Roundabout 3pm Thursday, actually just after I’d done Wednesdays blog, my macbook died on me. Boo.  Hiss.  Down with this sort of thing! For those of you who’ve not seen the Billy Coleman live experience I should explain that this … Continue reading

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Welsh Leeks and/or Daffodils, appear at the most random moments too…

Who was spotted in Hammersmith, nodding her head and singing along to ‘I Want You to Know’? Charlotte Church. She’s got great taste that one in fairness… Here’s the widget.  Go on, click the play button there and make like … Continue reading

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Flowers Bloom in the strangest of places…

Car ferries always strike me as being kind of eerie. Particularly the car decks. Close your eyes and work on it and you could imagine that you’re on a plane, not a boat. Or even better – a space ship! … Continue reading

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