Things to do on a rainy day

OK so one of the joys of living in Camden (and indeed in London) is that there’s plenty of tramps about, and occasionally they’ll leave bits & pieces about the place.  Found this lot out on our doorstep this morning. Looks like a nice night – couple of cans of …

Snap snap flap flap

In the absence of an opportunity to type anything substantial this week, here’s a selection of photos I snapped out the window of our plane as we returned from Sweden back in January. Brilliant. (It has also occurred to me that the reasons I’ve never taken such pictures before are …

Contrast & complain

I knew that there was something wrong in Adelaide recently when I started seeing the volume of people on Facebook discussing the weather: ordinarily not a topic that so many people lock onto.  Housemate Emma returned from Melbourne yesterday, reporting the ludicrous temperatures that she’d survived on the last couple …

Rummaging time again

Upon walking back from lunch the other day, I noticed that the building across the road from our office had a “For Sale” sign tacked out the front of it, and so taking heed of the only instinct I seem to have gained which indicates that I’m supposed to be …

Tasteful Mac, real tasteful.

Well done by the way to thelondonpaper on Friday for their incredibly sensitive and well-executed false front-cover advertising feature.  On the same day that the actual lead news story is about 2 French biochemistry students being stabbed over 200 times in their South London flat, the advertising feature was for …