Monthly Archives: August 2017

Mr Cool Goes Travelling

Mr Cool Goes Travelling Lonely Planet ,the other travellers’ bible ,recently published an article about the ten of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods. Included was- “Tooting, London Tooting in South London has developed into an uber-cool neighbourhood in recent years and … Continue reading

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When Norm Met Ernie

When  Norm met Ernie Few can walk the walk, talk the talk, write the write and fuck the fuck. Dance with bulls and the girls. But Ernie Papa Hemingway is one. So just as I collect ephemera for the Musee … Continue reading

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Windsor Great Park

Windsor Great Park. As part of my down sizing I have adopted Windsor Great Park as a venue for one of my sub four  hour walks. First its up the grand  2.6 mile Long Walk from the Castle to the … Continue reading

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Going to the Better Place?

Going To the Better Place? Travel Tips. Two weeks ago I suffered a near death experience. An innocent meeting ended with me bloodied and concussed as the foot of some steep stairs. Although the  saints and angels of St Thomas’ … Continue reading

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Land of Mine

Land of Mine I don’t know if the Danes talk  about the War or not , but occasionally they come up with some real left field  films about those terrible years. A  few years ago it was the resistance movie … Continue reading

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One Man’s Statue

  One Man’s Statue Is another man’s insult. As identity politics in Charlottesville, Virginia reach operatic  proportions it is as good to remember that, depending on taste and prejudice,  a statue may represent  a heroic and or interesting past or … Continue reading

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High Culture in the Shires

High Culture in the Shires A three day trip to our oldest friends , based in North Dorset, the Fangens turned in to one of those five star culture events of your dreams. The  Messums museum and church at Tisbury, … Continue reading

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