calling out around the world, part 2

Well, apparently, the World Service programme did go out yesterday after all, only at a different time to the one advertised. So, I’m not as stupid as I thought, but at the same time, I am. Or something. You can listen via this link. Scroll down to...

calling out around the world

My Liechtenstein piece will be going out on the World Service Outlook programme today, not yesterday as previously advertised here. Hey, my mind’s preoccupied by genius, do you really expect me to know what day it is? They tell me the programme’s on at...

There's no fool…

A very pleasant afternoon yesterday, spent at Gravesend watching the conclusion of the annual Thames Barge Match, in which my good chums from Excess Baggage were competing. They didn’t win, alas, although this was no fault of their own. Tune in on Saturday at...

too hot to handle

Still wilting in the heat – thanks goodness for the Mongolian Baadog beer I ordered while drunk the other day. Thank goodness also for the six bottles of Chilean rose that also turned up yesterday that I’d also ordered while drunk and forgotten about. Nice...

Sod off, hot weather

I hate hot weather. Absolutely loathe it, and not just because my office is up in the roof and hence absorbing most of the heat in the entire London region as I write this. I can’t believe people are wandering around going on about what fantastic weather...