Monthly Archives: August 2015

Rural Spaceman’s Lisbon

Wordpretzels, you may have been aware that I have been an intrepid traveller in the last few weeks, travelling to Portugal for a city break with Lady Barton St Mary. I’d like to share my impressions of this rather beautiful … Continue reading

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Losing Your Faith in Humankind

Picture the scene, Wordpretzels. We’re about to land at Lisbon Portela Airport at the start of our holiday. Captain: “Ladies and gentleman, please remain seated and keep your seatbelts fastened until the seatbelt signs are off. The weather in Lisbon … Continue reading

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Family Pragmatism

Lady Barton St Mary and I are travelling to Portugal today; our children, Master Johnny and Miss Katherine, will be flying out to join us next week. Me: Do you want to take this European plug adaptor? Master Johnny: Erm.. yeah … Continue reading

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Rural Spaceman’s Cycle of Disappointment

“How would you like a bike for your birthday?” my dad enquired over Sunday tea. I was so surprised, I nearly dropped my winkle. However, I managed to hold onto its shell, my position frozen, pin poised in my other … Continue reading

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My Music Video Directing Debut – The Muiras

It all started with a message from Drew Norton, former front man of The Nilon Bombers, the chart topping indie band from the 1990s. Drew happens to be my brother in law, but I assure you, it’s not family loyalty … Continue reading

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