Glasto-Tastic

Well then, it’s that time of year again. I’m sure I’ve done this calculation before, but here are some figures: – Following this week’s licence approval, the total festival capacity has been increased to 177,500, of which 37,500 will be for festival workers, 5000 will be day tickets for the Sunday for local residents, and ...

Noel Gallagher at the Royal Albert Hall

So last night we popped over to the Royal Albert Hall for the first of this year’s Teenage Cancer Trust charity gigs. And yeah, as I’ve said many times before, I know it’s neither big nor clever to like Oasis, but I’m a simple chap, with simple needs, and I therefore I jump at the ...

Irony

Finally got round to seeing An Inconvenient Truth last night, although I should perhaps own up to the fact that I was on teh interwebs booking a city break weekend (complete with not-strictly-necessary domestic flights) while we watched the first half [although speaking of, we’re once again going to spend the August bank holiday in ...

Emergency Alert

A couple of weeks ago I was wondering what kind of Jurassic Park-style zoo emergency might cause them to fly the red flag over at London Zoo, and today the Indie has helpfully provided the answer: Warning: Zoo Animals Could Escape Into Park. “An unpublished inspection of London Zoo has warned that dangerous animals could ...

Breaking The Silence

Er, yeah. It’s been awfully quiet around here for a while. Sorry. But then, you know, I’ve been away to Australia and back, and I’ve been, um, busy. (Although not too busy to stop documenting my life, one day at a time). By way of breaking the silence, although I don’t usually go in for ...