Archive for December, 2013

Jingle balls

22Dec13

I’ve been making a list, and checking it twice, and all the Christmas ticks have been boxed. Top of the list: shockingly drunk people on the tube (morning and night). In truth, this was achieved by about 7 December but still, it’s good to spread the load of the festive preparations. Last Thursday night there […]


There are times and places for things, and I have to say that the middle of winter, during storms that threaten to push sea levels over the flood-defence systems down two thirds of the east coast, is probably not the time to fantasize about walking the Northumberland strand. But there it is. As usual, it’s […]