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Archive for June 2010

New Books and Hot Lamb

June 26, 2010

Well, what a week. It started off with a visit to Cardross Primary. Yvonne, the headmistress, was really nice and very welcoming. The school donated £100 to Asthma UK after the workshops and she wrote me a lovely letter of thanks. I also got the news that my preschool, P1,2,3 book Tiffy and Toffy is […]

Aerosmith and Camper Vans

June 20, 2010

Last weekend I journeyed down to Download, near Derby, to the biggest rockfest of the year. My main remit was to keep my boys happy, but I love this kind of music too. I probably sound old fashioned but I just think, oh, no… whenever the ‘stars’ feel they have to swear and stuff. ACDC […]

The Big Hoose

June 7, 2010

After a refreshing swim, I settle down to some lunch and then walk the gardens of the place I once worked and played. Cameron House, formerly the home of Sir Patrick Telford Smollett, it is now a full-blown De Vere Hotel. It was, however, a stately home when I first ran along the grassy lawn […]