London Bridge

For the first time ever I would say I'm not 'afraid' but I am 'anxious'. In previous events I thought 'well - I could have been there, but it's not really likely' but this one was definitely on my 'patch'...

random jottings (3.2.16)

The skies are bright and the trees unbent, but it’s not a day I want to go out. With the light outside and the artificial indoor heat I can pretend it’s summery and sit about in shorts. I can almost...
Thatcher's Child

Thatcher’s Child

It’s the day of Margaret Thatcher’s funeral and in the past week since she died the press has been almost equally full of eulogy and inchoate rage, more or less divided between those who lived through her...
JohnnyFox

Come the Day

Saturday 29.3.14 : Same Sex Marriage Equality in the UK. It's a lovely, bright slightly misty morning on the river and a moment to reflect on today's big gigs to celebrate Equal Marriage first at the Royal...
JohnnyFox

Tipping Point

I think my love affair with New York may have reached a plateau.  It’s 35 years since I first visited and in that time, of course, we’ve both changed.  Maybe we should see other people.  It’s not you,...