Month: September 2010

Peak District

Friday night. We’re off to a campsite at Hayfield. The tent is up just as the rain starts. Lovely site … but the temperature plummets and by 8pm it must only be around 6 degrees. Alcohol warms us slightly (though technically actually cools us, thus making the surrounding air bite less). After a very cold …

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-20

Untangling the Pentagon's craziest PowerPoint slide ever http://bit.ly/c1p9Tt /via @BoingBoing # listening to the Bee Gees in Manchester airport lounge. The plane will be late again. I will resist extra caramel shortbread # Glasgow Eve Times raise dummy text blunder stakes: headline, standfirst & pull quote all victims http://bit.ly/aYYtuH (via @fleetstreetblue) # Almost 24 hours …

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Run away!

London, 20th June. If only I had a passport. I make for the hotel. It’s late and I’m hungry. Should I go for pizza and wine? No, in a fit of self control I head for an organic Japanese restaurant, have a pile of beans, seaweed and tofu and some bamboo tea. And I still …

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