Monthly Archives: October 2008

A Day in The Life

  Some of you have asked about daily life here, so here’s a review of Saturday (yesterday):   I got up, had breakfast, wrote a few emails, showered and dressed, and then hopped into my leased Peugeot 207. I drove … Continue reading

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Review: Burn After Reading

With a colder, cloudy, blustery day on tap, I decided to take in the new Coen brothers movie, Burn After Reading, at the local cinema. For those who don’t care to wade through the rest of this review, my verdict … Continue reading

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Banker Greed Knows No International Boundaries

  Some of you have asked me to comment on how the worldwide financial crisis is affecting life here in England.   Bank bailouts and prop-ups have been going on here, too, and the local employees of some failed American … Continue reading

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A Fine Day for Rugby

  I just came back from a nice afternoon of rugby at the local stadium (for an introduction to the local stadium and team, see my post from last spring). Despite having read a book about it this past summer – … Continue reading

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Zorro! The Musical

  I took the train into London yesterday and spent some time at the National Gallery on Trafalgar Square. It’s a wonderful collection and I used the strategy of identifying individual works I wanted to see and going straight for them. … Continue reading

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