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Canary Yellow

Finally gave in and joined Flickr. Here's my first photo ... a 'nuclear' sunset over Canary Wharf taken at the local DLR station, Pontoon...
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On Such a Night As This

There's something in the air that you can sense Elusive yet unbearably intense The stars are standing there in bright suspense As they prepare to light immense events So starts "On Such A Night as This" by...
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Torch Song

I'm having a Ken Barlow moment. In the longest running soap opera, he has dusted down from the attic his youthful novel, compared it briefly to the writers he currently admires, and torched it. I have nothing...
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The Hotel Inspector

On a whim, I've been for a weekend on the Suffolk coast at a property owned by Ruth Watson, the somewhat painted-and-decorated star of Channel 5's "The Hotel Inspector". For the uninitiated, this is a...
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Road to Damascus

Coming soon ... story of my trip to Syria It's certainly not the Axis of Evil as defined by the Bush/Blair propaganda machine. Mind you, it's not the Axis of Clean Toilets either...
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The Good Juice

I am a man of little ambition. I wrote that to see if it looked any more true on the screen than it did in my head. Any plateau of achievement to which I ever ascended was done not with the crampons and...