Puzzles

21Aug2006

Bermuda can be a strange place – something to do with the fact that it is so small and everyone lives in close proximity. And where else can you have a two day holiday for a cricket match? Here are some of the most recent miscellanea which have puzzled me: – After picking up Hamish […]

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Exit Cali

15Aug2006

Leaving SFO in airport mayhem. My mind is buzzing with double espresso and the feeling you get when you have to be at the airport 4 hours early for a 7am flight. – There’s a lady at the check-in counter with a dog in her bag – “surely dogs have liquid in them?” I ask […]

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– I saw a woman feeding the birds at Pebble Beach. The only thing was what she was feeding them – Roasted garlic and chive artisan flatbread – it must be good being a seagull in Cali… – I saw a Goth in the city wearing a panda bear backpack. While it was weird, it […]

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Doggone

5Aug2006

Before I start, I just want to state for the record that if you don’t hear from me again after this post you know Hamish has taken his revenge for me writing about dogs… Being in California, you see a lot of things you would not see elsewhere. One thing is the pet accessory stores […]

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I am back in California, in the middle of a heatwave, doing some touring around the state, and have just spent some time in Yosemite. The biggest story in the news over here right now is Mel Gibson’s sexist and anti-semitic remarks when he was picked up drunk-driving after a heavy night on the town […]

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