Archive For August 2009

High Flight

I suppose I’m a relative latecomer to poetry having only started to appreciate it in the last couple of years. I don’t recall ever reading poetry at school, and, perhaps unconventionally, it was the use of poetry in films that piqued my interest. This was followed by finding a book of The Nation’s Favourite Poems Read the article…

Biting The Big Apple

As I no longer have a links page or blogroll I’d like to draw your attention, if I may, to Biting The Big Apple; a great blog written by my friend Stephanie. Stephanie and I worked together for a few years in London, then in 2007 Stephanie made the huge step of moving to New Read the article…

Grand Central Station Waltz

One of the things that I kept thinking about in New York was how important films and TV shows had been in setting some of my expectations about the city, and also in making it feel oddly familiar at the same time. I saw a number of locations from films in my all too short Read the article…

New York by iPhone

I’m just finishing my first ever trip to New York; a city I have fallen in love with. Here are the photos of my short trip; enhanced with iPhone fuzziness: