Personal Musings

Fab Holiday

Just back from a terrific holiday in Turkey. Yalikavak, on the Bodrum penninsula is very pleasant, quietish resort: we have been twice and rarely re-visit resorts but our first experience of the place two years ago was marred by a… Read More ›

US Newspaper polls readers on cartoon choice

Can’t see the the UK Guardian ever doing this: or getting as much feedback — some 5000 readers replied – on a newspaper’s plans to alter its comic strip section. Strips to vote on here:

Stupid Cycle Lanes

Just been sent this great site ( with a plethora of examples of silly cycle lanes. The one above is in York (pic credited to one Ian Bromsgrove). You can click on the left arrow at the top of the… Read More ›

Special Delivery Frog

Our champion hunter cat delivered this frog this morning: I’m sure she’s trying to persuade us not to keep messing up our house (we’re having our roof done) — and thinks gifts like this will persuade us… Still, at least… Read More ›