Sunday, August 23, 2015

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry - hot London

Sleeping in a tent in the garden

Watching the graffiti artists finish their pieces in Leake St tunnel for Battle of Waterloo

Sunset by City Hall with Annie & Dan watching Tower Bridge open & close and the sun sink in the City

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Digging out my old glasses (the French ones)

Watching Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl in the wake of Amy

Picking raspberries, blackberries and blackcurrants at dusk on the allotments

Monday, August 17, 2015

Creative Accounting #387

Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl / Amy Winehouse in Amy = unconventional Jewish beauty with extraordinary musical talent

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry


  • San Francisco
  • Bernal Heights
  • Mission / Valencia
  • SFO - LHR

  1. Playing bridge in Boogaloo Cafe on Valencia (and talking comics to the waiter)
  2. Walking en famille in the sunshine (around Valencia / Dolores)
  3. Playing chess on my dad's old set with D

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Today's Happiness Experiment Entry - Frisco


  • San Francisco
  • Bernal Hill
  • Bernal Heights
  • Embarcadero
  • Golden Gate Bridge (by bicycle)
  • Sausalito
  • Mission

  1. Cycling over the Golden Gate Bridge with N including down by Fort Point where Vertigo was shot
  2. "most authentic meal" of the trip with N at Baby Blues BBQ - with two great BBQ sauces
  3. listening to Roger Graef's Desert Island Discs and Giles Andreae's Inheritance Tracks on top of Bernal Hill

Monday, August 10, 2015

Today's Happiness Experiment entry - San Francisco


  • San Francisco
  • Alcatraz & Embarcadero
  • Russian Hill & Nob Hill (cable car)

  1. finding out about the Red Power occupation of Alcatraz
  2. walking up Russian Hill for the views in the late afternoon - and cable-carring down again
  3. reading The Subterraneans on the front balcony and in the sheltered back garden at sundown with the smoke of the recent bushfires (100 miles) to the north of SF drifting across the hills