Telly

It looks like we’ll be gone before it gets to the last couple of episodes, but I’m still delighted to see The Apprentice back on telly. I stayed up late last night when I got in to watch the first one, while a still sick Sal went straight to bed. Of course it’s the same ...

Top Tip

Right. If the NME tells you that Danny Goffey and Gaz Coombes of Supergrass are going to busk in Covent Garden at lunchtime, then don’t listen to them, because (as the updated news story now says), the band will be at the Royal Festival Hall instead, but you’ll go all the way over to Covent ...

When XFM woke me up this morning, the first thing I consciously heard was Heather Mills talking about her divorce settlement: Beatrice only gets £35,000 a year – so obviously she’s meant to travel B class while her father travels A class, but obviously I will pay for that. Gosh. How will poor 4 year ...

Where In The World Is…

Every now and again I go through phases of trying to geotag all my Flickr photos. There’s something very satisfying about looking at a map of the world and seeing all your pictures on it in the right places, but it is a very time consuming process, and with only about 1,500 of my 6,000ish ...

Inevitable, I Suppose…

From the BBC News website: Memo to BBC News website readers: keep emailing this article to people. Email it to as many people as you possibly can…

Things I’ve Learnt This Week

#1: Surprises are good. We told no one over here (apart from the bride-to-be) that we were on our way over to Australia for our friends’ wedding and Sal’s dad’s birthday. We turned up on Sal’s parents’ doorstep in Melbourne at 8:30 AM the other Friday morning and just rang the doorbell. “Hello”, we said. ...