Archive for July, 2011

July brings a short shory and the shortest ferry ride

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

July in England has been somewhat grey and not particularly inspiring. I did manage to write my first short story in about two years and have just put it up on Amazon in Kindle format. Buy it here for an extortionate price and get all 784 words of it! I spent the rest of the […]

Gareth Rowan gets ’em dancin’

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

I spent the evening dancin’ – yes really dancin’. I just couldn’t help it – Gareth Rowan was playing in the Buttery at Homerton College and it was toe tapping good. At first the feet went, then the heads and after a few minutes people were up and dancing. You just couldn’t keep them down […]

Cambridge – Saturday 9th July

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

A very pleasant day spent punting from St John’s College to The Doubletree – yes we did get to push our punt up the rollers – that was the best bit. We saw the EDL march and ignored it. Surrounded by police the you could really only see some England flags poking above the helmets […]

The Adventure Continues Presents FIRENADO! Awesome Comedy by Andy Higson!

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

I have just spent the evening in the basement of CB2 in hysterics. Andy Higson’s ‘The Adventure Continues Presents FIRENADO’ was fantastic! A series of sketches written by the aforementioned Andy and performed by a cast of four enthusiastic actors made for a night I won’t forget. If you get the chance to see one […]

A swift response

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Getting to cycle along the River Cam of a morning or of an evening is one of favourite things about going to work. It’s so peaceful – the rowers getting enough exercise for everyone in Cambridge, the boat owners sitting amid plants atop their boats and for the last couple or months people working on […]