"For a cautionary tale, everybody cites Paul Bradley Carr" - THE SUNDAY TIMES

Month: April 2008

Content: know your place

Great first proper day in San Francisco. Eris has assumed the role of personal tour guide which is great as it helps me avoid the tourist traps.

Her first suggestion was that we visit the city’s biggest tourist trap: Pier 39. Her ‘logic’ being that it would help me know which area to avoid in future, thus keeping me safe for the rest of the trip. It’s a little like killing someone to ensure that no one can hurt them again.

Anyway – we’re off for dinner now so I’ll simply point you towards photos from today on Flickr. The photo above, by the way, is just for Michael. Read more...

Tick follows tock follows tick follows….

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: I am always – always – late for flights.

I always try to allow exactly the right amount of time for traffic, check in and the like but always – always – fuck it up. I’ve never missed a flight but I’ve had more than my fair share of final calls.

So why, then, am I sitting at my gate at JFK almost two hours before my flight to San Francisco boards? Seriously? No traffic? No check in queue? No security delays? Read more...

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