Monthly Archives: May 2014


Aaaaah sweet 1

Well today was a lovely late spring day as it turned out. So headed off to my childhood stomping grounds around Totteridge for a few hours outdoors.Taking in the countryside in the big smoke of London. Misplacing (read losing) ourselves in the wonder of nature… The geese and ducks had been busy so as well as coming across beautiful clumps of buttercups, Flag Irises and Ox Eye Daisies by the […]


Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s bike… 5

… oh but i do… Cycling in to work today I spied a guy on a very interesting bicycle. I pedaled hard to catch up with him at the next light… Says me: That’s a really interesting design did you build it yourself? Says he: No but I met the bloke who did Turns out it was designed and built by the  Moulton Bicycle Company. Their bikes are objects of […]


Intergenerations…

Over the summer I spent a bit of time volunteering for Age UK a charity working with and for older people. Blown away by this fantastic project between an Age UK branch and a local school…  


Blow the Fuse 25th Anniversary 1

I’ve long admired and followed the fantastic bunch of women that are the driving force behind Blow the Fuse Jazz. Ever since I was more of a nipper than I am now. So there was no way I was going to miss their 25th Anniversary gig. What a great night. These talented women never disappoint and it’s a pleasure to watch them play together in their various formations and with […]


A wonderful week in Spain… 2

Back to Casa Granadina for a week of spring sunshine, warmth, relaxation, walking and all things good. Stopped off in Torremelinos en route from the airport for lovely meal,  cold beer (non alcoholic). Picked up a couple of nice tees in a local mall. Arrived at Casa Granadina, the river was more than a trickle and refreshingly cooling on the feet. Got down and dirty on the river bank trying […]