Daily archives: December 21, 2003

Damn, it's good to be home

I admit that we were met by proper Cumbrian weather off the train. But today, despite being overcast (and snowing for about thirty seconds), is lovely. There are hills and trees and steep tracks I haven’t climbed in years. Let’s face it folks, I’m a country boy at heart. If I could get decent internet access, I’d have a little place in the country.

Considering the prezzies I got on Friday, I think my bumpkin status is quite widely known-

More pictures in the December gallery.

After Dark

If you ever want reminded of just how much light pollution there is in the city, come out to the middle of nowhere and turn all the lights off at 11pm. I very nearly had a comedy moment trying to find the stairs last night (a comedy moment on sandstone stairs may not have been all that funny, actually.)

Meanwhile, I am trying to get some work done on Post & Publish, my novel about a blogger that is formatted to look like a blog. Maybe I should just try to get someone to do the dead tree edition of Spinneyhead.