Sunday, August 26, 2012

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Floating in the sea at Es Dolc at sundown

Reading On the Road most of the day, on the beach and at our pad

Late night swim with D

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Creative Accounting #312

Kimbra / New Zealand = Camille / France

Majorca with the Enfants Terribles Part 2 of 2

Thurs 23 Aug:

Ses Salines beach

Fri 24:
Cuevas del Drach (Porto Cristo)
Colonia de Sant Pere
Alcudia (beach, towards Punta Sabate)

Sat 25:
Es Dolc beach

Sun 26:
Colonia de Sant Jordi - Palma - London Luton

Friday, August 24, 2012

Today's Happiness Experiment entry

The caves at Drach near Porto Christi - being rowed along the underground lake, everywhere where the water reflected

Listening to a guitarman in the lobby after dinner with On the Road at hand

Breasts of all shapes and sizes

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Colonia - Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Picking up On The Road again and digging it

The salt pools at sundown, complete with ducks and other birds

Speaking with U, Bernadette and Elizabeth by Skype on the Emerald Isle

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Today's Happiness Experiment entry

The leaf-shaded main street of Esporles, my favourite town on Majorca, where we had a serene lunch

A rincon cafe under a plane tree and a fig tree at Soller

The autumnal roads along the west coast of Majorca, with browning leaves and filtered sunlight

Majorca with the Enfants Terribles Part 1

Saturday 18th August:
London Luton - Palma Majorca
Palma - Colonia de Sant Jordi

Sunday 19:
Ses Salines beach

Mon 20:

Tues 21:
El Donc beach

Sant Elm
Deia - Robert Graves' house
El Trenc beach

...Part 2

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Laughing with D about EArs (outside the Hard Rock Cafe, Palma - the first time I've been in one since I was his age, in London, where it was founded in 1971 - our neck of the woods represented by Dave Davies guitar)

The beautiful, hidden courtyards of Palma

Sunset run and swim combo

Monday, August 20, 2012

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Reading John Buchan (The Power-house) on the beach at Colonia de Sant Jordi in the late afternoon light after spotting fish with D

24 swift lanes in the pool at sundown followed by more Power-house

Listening carefully to One Day I'm Going to Soar and relishing the prospect of seeing Dexys again on Sept 11

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Creative Accounting #236

Gotye = Peter Gabriel + Crowded House

Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Chatting with the Enfants Terribles beside the pool at night over cocktails

Reading the last ever issue of The Word

Seeing Majorca from the air, the Mediterranean browns

Thursday's Happiness Experiment entry

Chat on the back terrace of Horseferry with Hannah Girasol

Evening walk through Kenwood with U

Writing copy for the Channel 4 Paralympics website

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Listening to John Coltrane through our new computer speakers, with the lovely acoustics of the corner

Brainstorming in a logical way around Skype-type programming, chatting through ideas with Noora

Jogging along with Inheritance Tracks

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Friday's Happiness Experiment entry

Getting Jesse Owens onto the homepage of the London 2012 website on the anniversary of his first gold medal win at Berlin 1936

Taking out Nat Gee's Olympia books from Berlin 1936 and finding an inscription from Else Gewurtz

Working on the Sports team and improving the photographs

Super Saturday - Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Collecting my Stella McCartney Team GB top from the High St and associated Saturday morning mooching

The sight of Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah switching on the after-burners at the end of their races (800m and 10,000m)

Wandering to the corner of the Olympic Park behind the Stadium beside the river

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Golden Olympics Day: Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry (Thurs)

Seeing a Canadian female athlete up-close in front of me in the court-side seats at thrilling Brasil v Russia basketball won in last 2 seconds

The journey home walking through the Olympic Park at dusk, then cycling along the River Lea canal

Getting totally absorbed in my work - in the social media team as the pace of the action hots up

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Creative Accounting No. 411

Bane = Churchill + Kendo Nagasaki

[The Dark Knight Rises]

Update 4/8/12:

Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Helen&Heather winning Britain's first Gold in style

The red square, blue circle and yellow triangle questionnaire by Kandinsky at the Bauhaus - guided tour of Bauhaus: Art of Life exhibition

Cat woman's bum on Batman's motorbike (and her teary eyes) as played by Anne Hathaway in The Dark Knight Rises at the Odeon Leicester Square