Marcel Proust, my radioactive friend, and one of the weirdest chat-up lines ever

Sun 16 – Sat 22 Nov The main theme about last week, and it was a completely unplanned surprise, was Marcel Proust! I know he is a classic writer from late nineteenth century France but I have never read his books partly because they always look so intimidating. However, my first reading book last week Read More…

A quieter week in London with three good books, Future Shock at Millbank, and classic Doctor Who. Oh and the heating engineer did not turn up again.

Sunday 9 – Sat 15 Nov “The purpose of thinking about the future is not to predict it, but to raise people’s hopes.” Freeman Dyson Overall, a quiet week. No great progress on fitness although I did manage to get to the gym on the previous Sunday morning to do a good weights work-out, 12 & half mins on Read More…

A short residency in Birmingham, revisiting EHI Live, and spiritual Saturday

Sunday 2nd – Saturday 8th Nov Is there anything better than Ben Cohen to cheer you up? No reason, purely gratuitous, it’s there because I like it. The big event last week was spending three nights in Birmingham, a city I like because it is so industrial and earthy compared to London. I am a great believer in Read More…

Glasgow this week with SeeMe Scotland and then an inspirational Women in Sport conference

Sunday 26th Oct – Saturday 1st Nov At the end of the week before last I was in Edinburgh for a mini-break (documented in a previous blog) and at the beginning of last week I found myself in Glasgow. I went up on Monday for the launch of the main SeeMe campaign on Tuesday morning. Read More…