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Monthly Archive for July, 2011

Mongolversary

A nostalgic post, it being a year since I flew to Kiev to join my Mongol Rally team-mates for the adventure of a lifetime. Indulge me. Great memories. Great friends. Great event. If you ever get the chance, jump at it. Follow @Phil_Adams

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Comedy depends on you sharing a set of reference points with your audience and if those are very divergent then they just won’t simply get your jokes. Helena Lewis Hasteley, Assistant Editor, New Statesman on the Radio 4 Today programme, Thursday 21st July 2011. Paul Stokes from The Daily Mash sent me a link to […]

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11.30 pm Heading to bed. Light on under the door to eldest daughter’s bedroom. 11.31 pm WiFi modem on. Flickering LED light indicates that bandwidth is being used. Coincidence? 11.32 pm WiFi modem switched off. 11.33 pm Light under bedroom door goes out. Assume that iPod Touch, rendered useless for the purpose of communicating with […]

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A couple of summers ago I got chatting to a guy in the queue to pick up a hire car at Palma airport. Turned out he was an independent cheesemaker from Devon. We nattered for a while in the air-conditioned office whilst our respective families melted in the Majorcan heat outside. Then I watched, aghast, […]

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