Category: Driving

The Presteigne One 12

The Presteigne One

On the morning of Thursday 17th of June, I was having a bit of a lie-in. I’d been at an all day meeting in Birmingham on the day before, and had finished the meeting...

Soft on bankers, soft on the causes of banking 1

Soft on bankers, soft on the causes of banking

Just back after a gig in Lancaster and an all-night bimble round some deserted Cumbrian motorway service stations. I put 450 un-Green miles  on the clock, so I thought I’d update on my unscientific...

On the road again 1

On the road again

Sadly, I won’t be able to watch tonight’s final Prime Ministerial debate, as I’m doing a Your Dad gig in Lancaster. And then I’m going to spend the night hanging out at Killington Lake...

Dreadful Old Man 9

Dreadful Old Man

When old Perry Venus and I were out doing The Longest Crawl, we met a lot of lovely people. One rosy-cheeked old gentleman who we met in a Worcestershire cherry orchard could not have...

Middle England – an entirely unscientific poll 4

Middle England – an entirely unscientific poll

Today I drove from Presteigne to Perry Barr in North West Birmingham, a drive I make at least once a week. It’s a very beautiful drive, until you reach the M5 just outside Droitwich,...

Funeral for a friend 6

Funeral for a friend

Yesterday, I went down to Newbury for John Fairfax‘s funeral. John Moat gave the funny and almost unbearably poignant opening tribute. Moat and Fairfax were Arvon‘s co-founders, and were best pals for almost as...