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Quick update – work is manic this week as I’m going away next week.. On Sunday I went to Headingley to watch England v West Indies at the cricket. It got rained off. Never the less we entertained ourselves in the pub for the day, I met Paul Collingwood and Peter Moor! On the Bank holiday Monday we went up… Read more →

Its on the mend.

Its on the mend., originally uploaded by DragonDrop. The darker line on the tip bone was the damage. They have taken off my thumb spike (feels a bit naked and vunderable). Apparently the best thing for a speedy recovery in these types of Ian Jury’s.

BBC NEWS | Health | Tea ‘healthier’ drink than water

This makes me feel better.BBC NEWS | Health | Tea ‘healthier’ drink than waterStill got a very broken thumb. It’s annoying me now. Good weekend. Got a great new radio yesterday and proceeded to have a full day of chilling in the back yard listening t’ cricket. Back at work today. quite a struggle as using a keyboard hurts.


oops, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. Broke my thumb last night playing cricket.. So wanted to get a pic of the xray but they were all narky in the hospital when I went in at about 6 this morning. I miss judged a potential bowled and caught situation. Pain-o-rama but I’ve loaded up with some top drawer pain killers. Driving and… Read more →


firgin, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. To be fair, I’ve fiddled around with this photo in a tilt shift / toy town style but it’s from a photo I took from the Yorkshire Wheel on Saturday. A 60m high junior version of the London eye that gives an amazing view around the vale of York. It’s part of the National Railway… Read more →

Water For Elephants

I’ve just finished a truly memorable, superb, could not put down page turner of a book. One of those few and far between books that you really don’t want to end. Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen beautifully unfolds a story of 1930’s touring circus life in the 1930’s. Hundreds of people strong, the travelling community moved by train, setting… Read more →


Hardraw Force, originally uploaded by DragonDrop. I’ve stuck a bunch of photos that I took (and that Alex took) from our marvelous camping adventure up on my flickr space. Click the big pic above or for more browse-o-vision.


Cor – it’s been a while since I’ve blogged. Great weekend – went camping up at Hardraw Falls. This was followed by a superb FIRE party at XS nightlife. I’ve not enjoyed playing that much for ages. Ended up at an after party. This was followed by a rather chilled Monday. Photo’s from FIRE XXXX are up on my flickr… Read more →