Monday, September 28, 2015

This weekend's HEEs


Reading Moonraker by the Regent's Canal at Rosemary Works (N1)

Walking through the backstreets of Canonbury

The record 89,000 crowd at Wembley for Ireland v Romania at Rugby World Cup


Reading Trigger Mortis in my white deckchair early in the morning of an Indian summer's day

Going to a screening of Steve Jobs attended by Danny Boyle, Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogan, Jeff Daniels and Aaron Sorkin

Sharing strachiatella soup with D


Chatting with Oli Barratt in a pie cafe in Camden Town, including meeting a female drone operator from the old country

Spotting green parrots on the allotments

Reading in the back garden before work in Indian summer sunshine

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

THEE Belfast

Idea generating with Ryan Ralph at Estd in the Cathedral Quarter - incl. Total Fucking Bastards

Delivering a presentation on Short Form Video via Hangouts to an audience in Lodz at FilmInteraktiv

Lunch with Kerys, Pete and Stuart of Atto near the Mac

Late entry: The dusk view over the Thames delta from a propellor plane (Belfast George Best to London City)

YHEE Belfast

Buying comics (including Alan Moore) at Forbidden Planet, Belfast

Hanging out with photographer Tony Webster outside at The National

Seeing The Male Body Handbook and LA Vice at the Channel 4 presentation on the roof of the Merchants Hotel at sundown

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Saturday's HEE

Walking from St Paul's to south side of London Bridge along the river on a bright sunny autumn afternoon on Day 2 of the Rugby World Cup (in evidence in shirts and big screen gathering)

Watching Ireland beat Canada in RWC2015 with an excited U

Walking home from a farewell Injun with N & D in the Injun Summer evening

Sunday's HEE - Bournemouth

A parting hug with N in his new room at Bournemouth Uni

Packing the small Carlingford notebook with paternal wisdom in his rucksack and placing it first on his bookshelf

Completing the purple diary I started on the day of his birth


Sorting out bookshelves and hard-back books

Refining The Male Body Handbook

Spotting green parrots on the allotments in the early morning

Saturday, September 19, 2015


Watching Mike Brown do his explosive thing in the first match of the Rugby World Cup 2015 at PJE's place (Eng v Fiji)

Early morning jog

Editing The Male Body Handbook

Wednesday, September 16, 2015


sorting out new LPs (listening to What's Going On)

Watching 40 Spitfires and Hurricanes flying to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Casting Cooking for Cash (w/t)

Saturday, September 05, 2015


Chopped herring beigel (at Richard Sotnck)

Talking history with Richard (and being given his books)

Mentoring Ibrahim in Freetown, Sierra Leone via Skype