Monthly Archives: May 2007

A Change Of Plan

I left the office last night intending to get to my gig early. I was down for a 10+ minute spot, which I was going to use as an opportunity to run in some spoken material, some of which I … Continue reading

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Too Busy?

Somehow I’ve managed to be busy enough not to find time to write up my thoughts in the last couple of days. This doesn’t please me since, although I’ve no plans to become a “must blog every day” person. The … Continue reading

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Not Dead

There are a couple of ways I might have died between the last blog entry and this. I might have been in a plane crash. I wasn’t. I might have been in a car crash, given that I managed to … Continue reading

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Dunno Why

I’ve no idea why, but being here in Tel Aviv airport has felt like a bit of a wonder. I suspect it’s because I didn’t manage to get any sleep before my taxi came to pick me up and then … Continue reading

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Time To Think

You can add “The Long Way Down” by Nick Hornby to my list of books read on this holiday. I spent the entire day in the company of his cast of characters – a bunch of suicidal self-deluding types who … Continue reading

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Books I Have Read So Far

I can really read on a holiday. So far, though, I’ve not surpassed myself. I’ve managed to read the NewsPox book, the complete scripts to Porridge and The Great Train Robbery. Perhaps it’s time I went and read some more. … Continue reading

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Oh Dear

So much for holidaying. The news from Newcastle (newscastle?) is that my boiler is not working. This is bad news, even worse for the guy living in the house. With no boiler there’s no hot water, and the tenants, when … Continue reading

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A Couple Of Days Go By

Wake up. Eat. Go online to sort out emails. Go to the pool and read. Have a shower or sleep. Eat again. Sleep again. Another day on holiday has passed.

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Twisting By The Pool

Up for breakfast and then I took a walk into Jerusalem with my father. Those are words which look weird written down, especially by a self-confessed lapsed Jew with a number of big issues on what to do with the … Continue reading

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First Day

The day was shortened by the late wake up, which was more lunchtime than morning. I unpacked and went downstairs to the pool with my book – a combination of the history of and scripts of the TV series “Porridge”. … Continue reading

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