Being a fan of Guardian live-blogger Stuart Heritage, you can appreciate how much I enjoyed finding out we have something in common. On Friday, my counsellor offered her diagnosis of my occasionally all-enveloping sense of ennui. At 32, she says I’m going through a midlife crisis.
I’ve decided to do a monthly round-up to show you all what a busy and, ultimately, cultured individual I am. Each month I’ll list a few places I’ve been to that have made me smile.
UPDATE: I was happy to receive a thoughtful reply to my original post from Mellie Buse, Executive Producer of Grandpa in My Pocket. Mellie’s letter is appended to the bottom of this blog; if you would like to add to the discussion, please leave a comment.
When it comes to kitchen gadgets, I’m most likely to reach for a knife. As food writer Laurie Colwin puts it, most kitchen tools are frills and few are essential, after all, “Most of the world cooks over fire without any gadgets at all.”
I wrote about eavesdropping on public transport for Viva Brighton. If you’re reading this, man on the Gatwick Express who works in advertising and has a four-car port outside his spacious, open-plan refurb in Kemptown: I’m not sorry for outing you. You asked for it when you publicly bragged that you like to watch theContinue reading
My February Viva Brighton column is inspired by the forthcoming Brighton Tattoo Convention, which runs from 20th – 22nd February at the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel.
My January column for Viva Brighton magazine; it’s not just about death, it’s about the wonderful Frog books by Max Velhuijs.