This is a very British way to welcome in the New Year, Land of Hope and Glory, and being draped in flags. I was there and it was an amazing event. But I’m not comfortable with many of the words of Land of Hope and Glory, or with nationalism in general. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BC8sAUNOAfU&w=560&h=315]
My daughter, Iskra Lawrence, was on television last night in Misfits on E4, and received a positive review from @JordanFarley of SFX because she had worked on through despite an injury (hhmm don’t all zombies do that?)
We stumbled the Yeepeng (or Yee Peng) Festival across this as there was so much going on during the festival week in Chiang Mai. There seemed to be whole groups of universities and other young people’s organisations that had obviously spent months preparing their floats, costumes and dances – not to mention the fire breathers and other shows.
I scored 14 out of 15 in Russia Today’s Iron Curtain quiz, which produced the assessment: “We suspect you may have been on the payroll of some government or other, using your occupation as a greeting card salesman as cover. We trust you managed to find an alternative income source” What will you be? Take […]
Visited the (world?) famous Primrose Bakery in London with my wife and daughter. Very good quality treats at very reasonable (especially for London) prices. We already had the cook book, but now have a cotton bag and cook’s apron to go with it! We visited the Covent Garden shop (42 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PB […]