Category Archives: Odds and Ends
Over the years, I have been astonished by the amount of new skyscrapers being erected in Central London – not to mention their size. Huge cranes seem to be a permanent part of the landscape. These pictures in The Guardian … Continue reading
I wonder if earlier generations would recognize it today? An article in today’s Guardian
A must-see video from Oz
I only ever had one of these (a 1960 split-screen model like the one in the picture), and it was pretty battered at that. But these vans are icons for the 60s generation. The BBC and The Independent have both … Continue reading
I read an obituary of her today. As an artist she divided people but I would have loved to have seen this exhibit at the Tate Modern.
The General Election is to take place on my 60th birthday. The downside is that it is also Tony Blair’s birthday! Today the UK government finally confirmed the date of the next General Election – May 6. Here in Britain … Continue reading
My daughters christened her Melissa, the general opinion being that she is a young female (due to color and size).