Monthly Archives: January 2015

Writing For Television – My first TV script from 1996!

Yesterday whilst looking for something else on the internet, I came across a 20 year-old website that I had created.  It’s no longer live but had been archived away somewhere and I was amazed to find my very first television … Continue reading

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A weekend in Ghent

I spent the last 3 days in the Belgium city of Ghent having secured a bargain return trip on the Eurostar from London and taken advantage of near empty hotels almost giving their rooms away. I always love going on … Continue reading

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We’re all going on a summer holiday

It’s that time of year where many of us are bombarded with advertisements urging us to make bookings for our summer holidays.  For us it is the same routine most years with November to February mapping out great big ambitious … Continue reading

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The Death of the music scene in London

I’ve written before on the various building and engineering projects that are transforming many cities in Britain and London in particularly.  In the grand scheme of things, many of these obviously offer huge improvements bringing 20th and often 19th century … Continue reading

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Not Now Bernard

In the 2.5 years that we have opened our house up on Airbnb, we have had the opportunity to meet a wide range of interesting people that we would never have the chance of meeting in everyday life.  From actors … Continue reading

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The Fox News Guide To Britain

Following the sad events in Paris last week, an alleged terrorist expert by the name of Steven Emerson appeared on Fox News over the weekend and proclaimed that there were areas of London that had Muslim gangs patrolling the streets to enforce … Continue reading

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I Salute You – The History of Saluting

Saluting is primarily but not exclusively a military sign of respect with a very long history.  This week it hit the news that some senior officers have become upset as recruits are not showing them the respect they are due … Continue reading

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