Family Fun

Just back from a very relaxing family holiday in the Algarve. 7 days of exploring, sunbathing, swimming and reading. I couldn’t feel more relaxed. We stayed in a lovely villa between Silves and Algoz (about an hour from Faro airport). Six of us stayed in the villa, which was large, clean, well equipped, had a […]

Christmas 2007

Back from a lovely few days seeing friends and staying with our families in Dorset. I’m at home now, and won’t be back to work until Monday 7th January.

Iceland Airwaves 2007

I’m getting rather excited about Iceland Airwaves (find it on and I fly to Reykjavik with my brother, Sam, on Monday 15th October, and we won’t return until the following Monday. Seven whole nights of Icelandic bliss. Blue Lagoon by Tomosaurus on Flickr The festival itself runs between Wednesday 17th and Sunday 21st […]

The Harvester Connection

Some would say that going to school with Pete Docherty and Duncan-from-Blue should be enough of a claim to fame for anyone, but get this… “Have you ever been to a Harvester before?”   The guy in the right wearing glasses in this Harvester advert? (1:20 into this collection of old British TV ads) That’s […]


Urgh. Had the worst migraine of my life (and the first for 10 years) last night. Rachel, who was not feeling at her best herself, kindly drove out to get me some medication. I’m feeling better today, though still fragile. [cc-licensed image from blackgraphite on flickr]