Monthly archives: February 2007

Epping Forest

After all that indoor film action time for some fresh air. We’ve had a lot of nice weather for ducks recently so a nice afternoon’s stroll around Connaught Water in Epping Forest was a good opportunity to see them at their finest. There was loads of bird life about but I especially liked this pretty pair. Not to be outdone, this big bird decided to show us who the hell […]

Films …

Been to see a few good films recently after a long stretch of not going to the cinema. Judi Dench and Cate Blanchet brilliant in Notes on a Scandal – the scandal being a school teacher having an affair with one of her students. Gripping story of betrayal and blackmail and a twisted concept of friendship. Bill Nighy as the cheated on husband was pretty damn good in it too. […]


Weather forecasting is a lot more reliable these days and sure enough as predicted woke this morning to find enough snow had fallen to create the usual transport chaos and quite a few snow people. Very pretty it was too (the snow not the transport chaos). We don’t often get significant snow in London these days (seem to remember it happened a lot more often when I was a child) […]