I took a ride on the 38 bus on friday night just for the sake of it – it was the last run of the old routemaster now replaced with the much reviled bendy bus. so sad to see that beautiful piece of 50’s design disappearing from the streets of london. found this brilliant song summing up the occasion on Richard Wolfe’s website, go listen to it!
Putting existentialists out of a job…. Aubrey de Grey is a guy on this mission. He has a Seven Steps to Eternal Life plan which, whether it will succeed or not, certainly provokes some serious thought – what if you lived til 1000 years old? Check out this article about him, but also, the plan’s website which has a great photo of the eccentric looking Aubrey himself.
Not that I am a keyboard crumber* or anything, but doing some lunchtime
surfing I stumbled upon this incredible fan blog which is dedicated to some cafe in Newcastle and the wonderful food, mostly sandwiches, that they serve. Now that’s some serious fans or seriously good viral advertising! blog.ilovebelleandherbs.co.uk/
* this is a new expression i’m introducing, which means a person who eats lunch at their desk, obviously!
Oven-roasted Fish with Potatoes and Salsa Verde – when i made this it didn’t look a blind bit like the photograph on Delia’s site, but it was absolutely delicious – Alice and Lewis can vouch for that most recently.