Monthly Archives: August 2006

Tooting Chariot Festival 2006

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It’s August bank holiday so it must be…. manky weather, but also, of course, the famous Tooting Chariot Festival, which starts off right at the end of our street, and ends up on Figgs Marsh. And so, a little Bank … Continue reading Continue reading

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Chewing the fat about obesity

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On the day that the main headline at 9.00am on the BBC news site is England to have 13m obese by 2010, I’m trying to work out why this seems such familiar territory. Then I find it – in May … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Kazoo Trumpet

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I’ve complained about the occasional scarcity of kazoos in London before, so I’m delighted to offer a mini-clip of a girl in Electric Town in Tokyo playing her heart out on the Kazoo Trumpet. I just wish she’d done it … Continue reading Continue reading

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More Tokyo pictures

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Just added some more pictures to the Tokyo gallery, including some that are not at night, or not of plastic food displays. It’s no wonder that Toshiba and SanDisk have just announced they’ll invest $5.2 billion in a new plant … Continue reading Continue reading

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Tokyo gallery

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Just started putting a few pictures in my Tokyo gallery, after an amazing evening at the top of the Sunshine City building. The picture (left) is of a strange device that looks like a cros between a putty gun & … Continue reading Continue reading

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If you knew sushi like I know sushi…

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My second day in Tokyo, and I’m still like a kid in a toyshop. If it weren’t for the fact that these plates are standing on end, and that gravity-resistant gravy hasn’t been invented yet, I’d have sworn the food … Continue reading Continue reading

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