Looking as cheerful as any man could do…

I’ve heard a rumour that some people don’t read Pepys’ Diary every day. I know, it’s hard to credit. If this is the case they’ll be missing a few days that, while much of 17th century London is surprisingly familiar, make one realise how far society’s progressed. A few traitors are being hung, drawn and quartered, with their various bodily bits displayed prominently on London’s gates for all to see…

To my Lord

16 Oct 2003 in Writing

The Caretaker
John Peel played a track by The Caretaker earlier this evening. It’s good stuff and you can download some MP3s from his album. All legal like….
Changing jobs
The Guardian’s special report on changing jobs, and how great it is to hear about people making the break…
Delancey and 2nd St
Eddie Morton, ‘The Sound of Vaudeville’, and my photo of his neighbourhood.

On this day I was reading