Entries from August 2008

Switzerland 2008 Day 1 - Lakes, rosti, a death, a resurrection and giant chess

Posted on 31 August 2008 in Travel and Holidays (2 comments)

It’s day one of cycling around the lakes and villages of Switzerland.

Switzerland 2008 - London to Meringen in several easy train filled steps

Posted on 26 August 2008 in Travel and Holidays (2 comments)

Yep, it’s holiday time again…

Hope for the North

Posted on 13 August 2008 in Life, London (4 comments)

The story today that a think tank believes some Northern cities are beyond revival and that those living there should move to the South East is one that fills me with some interesting conflicting emotions.

The Balcony Food Zone

Posted on 10 August 2008 in Food and Drink (No comments yet - be the first!)

Regular readers will know that I like my food, and I’m keen on quality. I’ve baked my own bread for around two years now (and indeed, as I type, there’s a malthouse loaf proving in the kitchen), and I like to eat good quality food.

Heritage Lines and random railway memories

Posted on 6 August 2008 in Transport (No comments yet - be the first!)

When you find out a normal part of the National Rail network is called a “Heritage Line”, it puts certain phrases in mind.

Phew! It’s live!

Posted on 6 August 2008 in BBC red button (1 comment)

Just a few weeks ago, I didn’t think I’d be writing this post. I thought I’d be I’d be writing something more apologetic.

Safety on the tube

Posted on 2 August 2008 in Transport (No comments yet - be the first!)

Every now and then you come across some statements that are quite interesting.

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