Archive for May, 2010

Last weekend I was down in Bristol. This coming weekend I shall be in Lincoln. Get, as they say, me. The Bristol trip was to go walking, which we did, for about two more hours than we’d expected. See, we had the maps (the walking guidebook AND two OS maps) but once you’ve turned left […]


Isn’t that a lovely rhyme? That’s why I’m a highly paid lyricist and Poet Laureate. It would also work with Barking has spoken, though it might have been a beered-up roar, and told the BNP to shove it. Hurrah! Closer to (my) home, Sadiq won it, and well done lad. I dislike the Tories immensely, […]


I know I’m cutting it a bit fine, but can anyone explain our political system to me? I know who I’m going to vote for, and I know why, but I’m not sure that I’ve got the hang of what’s actually going on. Tell you who I’m not going to vote for, and that’s David […]


Hark ye to this, doubters. Tooting is the Forest of Bloody Arden and the fauna is reclaiming its hood. So at the last update the humans had thwarted the squirrels, given up on the pigeons and were maintaining a low-level but burning dislike of the foxes. And that was where matters stood, until Saturday morning. […]