A Bavarian Weekend Story

I’m pissing in a brandy snifter. I always do.

A Quick Valentine’s Day Book Review

One of the best love stories ever written turns 100 years old this year – Tarzan of the Apes.


This does not usually happen to me.  I do not, as a rule, become conflicted about things – do something, don’t do something, make up my mind and get on with my life.  I try, most of the time, to be a person of action – I don’t tend to over analyze or overthink things. […]

On First Looking into Jackson’s Hobbit

If John Keats reviewed The Hobbit…

Pleasant Surprise

The only thing I’d actually planned this weekend was my 10K hike – wonderfully restorative for those who might have had an extra Beaujolais the previous evening.