All good things really do come to an end

One day to go. The end of the holidays always has to arrive. I know that. But when it does arrive, don’t you always wish it hadn’t? Finished my show Saturday; got on an Edinburgh-London train Sunday (we had half a mind to go to the Ashes on Monday, but...

It’s Saturdays. They always make me homesick

Wettest July since 1888 according to last night’s weather presenter. I must say, coming from Australia’s increasingly frightening drought, I find being in this rain…I’m not sure of the word exactly…not ‘reassuring’ not...

Lighten up

It’s all very earnest around here at the moment, isn’t it? Which is funny, because I keep getting all these google searches ‘comedy edinburgh’ and ‘comedian librarian’ and so on. Goodness knows what they think when the land here....

The Road to the Edinburgh Fringe (2): silver lining

Sevilla is a long drive from Salamanca, but in Sevilla our hotel room has two windows which open out onto a shaded lane and four single beds for three people. We are pleased after the Glade-infused three-bed room in Salamanca. My, but the Alcazar was amazing. Lacy...