Took a morning stroll and came across quite the display at the entrance to my local railway station. Read the rest of this entry »
By my calculations today is the fifth anniversary of this blog. I certainly didn’t anticipate this place lasting that long, or me blogging for that long, but there you go. I started this place in order to write more, and I think the plan worked. While I am sure that my blogging will remain sporadic and I’ll have lulls and sabbaticals from time to time I doubt I could ever completely stop writing here. It is too much fun. And a big part of that fun is knowing that I am writing to a small, but perfectly formed, audience. So, a huge thank you to everyone who has read something here/commented/subscribed over the years. I really appreciate it.
So, it is my birthday. I am a year older but not necessarily a year wiser. I figured I’d post today in order to guarantee millions of adoring comments from my billions of readers and, more to the point, to share this wonderful photo. What a cake. Normal service will resume next week…
Today is my birthday. I already feel a whole year older, if not a whole year wiser. Amongst the many generous gifts I have received, the people of the United Kingdom and Ireland have decided to hold their World Book Day today1, rather than on 23 April, which is when the rest of the world will celebrate its love of books. Read the rest of this entry »