Archive for October, 2008

Autumn Sunshine

28Oct08

  A morning down the sister-in-law’s allotment in the autumn sunshine.


  – I’m not a huge gamer but the London Games Festival does look like an interesting place to be, if for nothing else the DS World Record attempt. –  Nice to see a small piece in the Guardian about the School Of Life’s M1 ‘Trip Up The M1’. I hope they keep up with […]


A day in Peterborough, which meant a detailed search of ways to avoid stepping back into the mid 1980s surroundings of the Queensgate Shopping Centre. The search didn’t gain many results other than the Cathedral, the Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery and Railworld and as I wasn’t in the mood for the Cathedral, have been […]



As a Johnny-come-lately to The Wire I’m only now working through Season 2. Season 2 is, for those of you less tardy viewers of essential American TV drama, based around the Baltimore docks and as such shipping containers make a starring role. Which reminded me of The Box project mentioned previously – which now finds […]


On the 11th August 2008 I pointed out Norwich City FC’s plight in so much that after just one match we found ourselves in the relegation zone. Nine matches have passed and we’re now at the dizzy heights of 21st rather than 22nd, however I think I’ve found why we’re not doing as well as […]


A week away from work and of course a long awaited trip to Great Yarmouth – which at least one of us was looking forward too. Admittedly it might not be a destination that features in those ridiculous “637 Places You Must Go To Before You Die” lists but that’s more to do with the […]