Archive for July, 2009

How do you make a birthday celebration special? Take a punt on the weather and make your friends drive 50 miles to camp in a field. It’ll be the best birthday ever.


Giving blood isn’t as easy at it sounds, what with the long waiting list and the fact that only the most blameless and boring are allowed to donate. So where do I sign?

Having sat through five million conversations about pregnancy, birth and babies, I now read that pain in childbirth is great and to be embraced. My exhausted and traumatised friends will be so pleased.

The heatwave in London only really got started when Michael Jackson died and I had to come into the office for the special commemorative issue. Coincidence or heaven’s rage?