They’re Making It Up

From a BBC article about a shooting at Harvey Nicks: Also in the restaurant was Bristol University student Natasha Horsey, 20, who said: “My friend came to join us at 8 o’clock and she was not allowed upstairs so I went down to get her. “They just evacuated us. We were in the middle of ...

Not Good For My Blood Pressure

What a day so far, and still anything could happen. In the absence of a TV anywhere near my desk, I have had the BBC’s Test Match Special in one ear for most of the day. Actually I haven’t dared put the headphone down during play since the only time I actually did that today, ...

Pleasing Some of the People…

Inspired by today’s Warming Up, I have been amusing myself with some casual work avoidance tactics by perusing the various reviews of the shows we saw at Edinburgh on the official fringe website. As Richard himself points out, the reviews of his own show are somewhat polarised, and as such there is plenty of amusement ...