Enfield’s Mini Holland – the plot thickens

I often find that, ironically, the most blogworthy periods of my life leave me no time for blogging. That was certainly the case in the run up to Christmas, when I neglected family, friends and church for the Mini Holland cause  – Continue reading



London transport bokeh

Since cutting back on using the car – I only drive maybe every other weekend now – getting around involves a fair amount of buses. It’s not hard to make an environmental case for getting the bus, as this photo proves. But the thing is, the more I use them, the more I like them, and for more and more irrational reasons. Continue reading

Educating (the) Redster

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The Redster on one of those careless summer days before the 11 plus

The Redster has started Year 6 – that’s the last year of primary school, in case you’ve lost touch – so it’s the season to include the subject of secondary schools in 95% of all conversations. I’m already bored by it, but a certain number of minutes into any conversation I find myself reciting the list of possible schools yet again. Continue reading