Monthly Archives: February 2008


I know we’re not supposed to be anthropomorphic (yawn), but I can’t think of any other plant that has so much sheer personality as the saguaro cactus, which populates the hills and desert round here. They do pretty much the … Continue reading

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Five recommended portions a day

Would that be five feet? And what if they’re not quite, er, there? Or just too good to be true?

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First copy

This is me, holding the first copy of Little Monsters to reach me. I’m thrilled, as you can see. Excitement always makes me look as though I’ve just been arrested and then told to smile. I still have the packaging … Continue reading

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Pushing trolley round faith supermarket

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Mother! Oh God, mother! Blood! Blood!

We had to help Scout with this one, which comes from a film whose opening scenes are set in this very city. Scout is a dog.

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The poor dope. He always wanted a pool

Scout is working on a series of scenes from his favourite movies, using whatever prop comes to hand. This one is named after a place that isn’t really that far from where we’ll be in a week’s time.

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