Strange Days*

It’s been a strange day full of some unsettling things.  So, here are some nice things: 1.  Love my Seb. 2.  Will spend some proper time with him soon. 3.  Enjoyed this evening’s artichoke.   4.  And a spinach, beetroot, avocado and sweetcorn salad. 5.  This Rioja is good. 6.  Enjoyed my allergy doctor.  Am […]

Race To Death*

Watching TT: Closer To The Edge.  It’s a documentary about the legendary motorcycling race on the Isle of Man, starring the irrepressible Guy Martin: the “John Wayne of motorcycling”, says one contributor.  Wow, the Isle of Man looks beautiful.  The race itself is completely mental: an average of five deaths for every mile, 246 deaths […]

The Yellow Wallpaper*

As we wait for Spin to start, I realise that the new studio wallpaper (photo attached) evokes that in the kitchen at my parental home.  It’s disconcerting.  It’s also Too Hot in here.  The air conditioning must be broken again.  Mustn’t grumble: this is my favourite Spin class – 11.15am on Saturday, and I haven’t […]

Something In The Way*

And so to the refurbished Art Deco cinema, now a Documentary cinema, to see the Kurt Cobain film, Montage Of Heck. It’s good, although not much about the music.  Very little about the music, in fact.  Which is a shame.  There’s a bit about Kurt’s creative process: we see him drawing and painting and his notebooks […]