Sunday, July 19, 2015

Causing Trouble in London

The Male Trailing Spouse at a book launch in Soho (June 2015)

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."

Monday, June 29, 2015

Liverpool Diary

 

"I wish I was back in Liverpool, Liverpool town where I was born...

Monday, June 1, 2015

The Holland Park School Trip to Russia


I have been rummaging through the files at HQ in Notting Hill for an old school report from May of 1985. I thought it was lost but here it is, unedited, and unexpurgated, for your reading pleasure. Enjoy!

Sunday, May 31, 2015

London Diary


I returned from America last Saturday morning pretty well disgusted with life. 

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Englishman at large in Grant Park

"Reg Prescott" - Kenny Everett's inept DIY expert.

Plastering is "mudding," filler is "caulk" and skirting boards are "trim" - welcome to DIY in the USA. 

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Buying a House on April Fools' Day

I bought a house on April Fools' Day. More fool me? Hell no! Not at $199,000 in Grant Park, an "up and coming area" of Atlanta once populated by low income people of African-American ethnicity.  Local historical records, dating back to 1883, refer to the neighborhood as "Rebel Acres". Hmm... a fitting place for me to lay low and contemplate the here, now and whatever. 

Monday, March 23, 2015

The further adventures of an Englishman in Atlanta

11st 7lb (dude, where's my abs?), alcohol units 0 (organic carrot juice these days), cigarettes 6 (can do better).