Sunday, December 30, 2012

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

D's friends at his 13th birthday party

D waving on every lap and taking on his bro at the go-karting in Aylesbury

Getting drawn into Zero Dark Thirty

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Thursday's Happiness Experiment entry

Reading O Jerusalem at boating pond on Hampstead Heath after walking down the country lane in the late afternoon light

Getting on top of my diary

Reading Uncut and Mojo

Birthday - Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Birthday trip into town for D en famille

Bumping into people at random in the city - from Amanda White to Tony Gallagher - small world

Getting a new coat from Jean-Pierre at the Savoy Tailors Guild (including laying a bit of Racine on him)

Monday, December 24, 2012

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Chat about Design with Lydia and N in East Finchley

Finale of Homeland Season 2 with U

Snoozing to Flamenco Sketches

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Lunch at Rugoletta with the Enfants Terribles

Immersing myself in Arts multimedia

Rewatching Silver Linings Playbook

Thursday's Happiness Experiment entry

Quotalicious got full pilot and target TX date

Leisurely Christmas drunkage with Fact Ent at The Orange Tree, Pimlico

Good MPC sesh with Jay

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Pete - Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Final journey in dear old Pete, our faithful (but no longer trusty) PT Cruiser

Chat about marraige with Noam in Holburn

Writing Xmas cards with D

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Starspots #413


Gurinder Chada
Covent Garden Hotel

Javier Bardem
Apollo, Regent St

Quentin Tarantino
Empire, Leicester Square

Bradley Cooper
Covent Garden Hotel

Monday, December 10, 2012

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

This weekend's Happiness Experiment entries

Sat 1st:

Taking Finn to see Skyfall and meet Xavier Bardem - XB's charming reply to Finn's endearing question

Frith St on Saturday afternoon with Shuckie, Liam and Oran - like a neon-lit film set outside Bar Italia (in the week I finished reading Absolute Beginners)

Vegging stretched on the front room couch

Sun 2nd:

Watching Evelyn Glennie playing at the Not So Silent Movies session around Harold Lloyd's Speedy

The canal at King's Cross with Liam from Cally Road to St Pancras Lock under winter blue skies

First proper drive for iKia

Friday's Happiness Experiment entry

23 Oct 2012

Octopussy, You Only Live Twice and Moonraker palyed by an orchestra (Philharmonia conducted by Carl Davis at the 50th anniversary Bond concert)

Finding a new modest black car

Friday lunch at La Rugoletta

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Visiting Chris W in his new pad in Maida Vale with N, sharing music along the way on the new iPhone-compatible car stereo

Reading Elizabethan love poems to help N

Using my new Mac Air

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Reading World War One poetry to help Alfie out with his exam - especially Dulce et Decorum Est

Talking to N about Nero

Pitching Muff March

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Starspots #412


Sam Rockwell
Martin McDonagh
Cineworld, Haymarket

Helen Mirren
James D'Arcy
Fox, Soho Square

Anthony Hopkins
Fox, Soho Square

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Preraphaelite exhibition at Tate Britain - after reading William Gaunt's Preraphaelite Tragedy

Eating fallafel with N

Giving Shuckie, Liam and Oran a walking tour of Soho