Monthly Archives: June 2015

Maybe Its Because

Maybe its because I’m a Londoner that I love London so. Three weekends running I have pedalled up to the West End for a matinee. Three weekends running the street theatre of London Triumphant has done me  proud. Week 1. … Continue reading

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Grexit-The Last Dance

Grexit-The Last Dance We have through  phone hacking, whistle blowing and good old fashioned investigative(making it up) journalism got hold of the  minutes of the latest( last?) round of Greek crisis talks. Al Tsipmyarse-How many times must I tell you … Continue reading

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Love All

Love All. There was a time when it was just done by consenting adults in private. Of course sometimes the neighbours complained as they had every right, but still it went on. Grunting, yelping, screaming. groaning, making it happen, letting … Continue reading

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Noises On and Off

Noises Off and On   How does this work? The story within the story. The play within the play. The doll within the doll. The book is the brilliant The Morville Hours by Katherine Swift. Who knows England who knows … Continue reading

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Cottaging

I saved Tim Park’s excellent “A season with Verona” for the trip to Italy. Parks has made a career out of writing about his adopted home, Italy and here he follows his home team to every away game in the … Continue reading

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No Gain just more Pain

Two three handers are among the hottest tickets in London. David Mamet’s American Buffalo starring John Goodman and Damien Lewis ,and Red Lion at the National  being the comeback piece of  white hope playwright Patrick Marber. One is set in … Continue reading

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England Home and Beauty

England Home and Beauty After the corrupting delights of Umbria it was good to get back to the clearer water pleasures of West Sussex. Arundel-North Stoke-Burpham-Amberley is a walk I have done many times and I hope to do many … Continue reading

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