You know, how people get out? Rowing on lakes, climbing mountains, trekking across moors, surfing the waves, golden hair and ruddy cheeks. I can’t do it. A simple walk is effort enough. Wrapped up, boots on, off to the shop or off-license, let alone out in the woods. I’d love to be that person. I…… Continue reading in versus out
Utilising the marvels of interweb technology, the following is the transcript of my recent radio show broadcast where I am in interview with Jan Futchinelle, l’enfant terrible investigative reporter creating a name for himself in the modern medieval city of Oxford and well beyond these county lines. For anyone out there who calls living under a…… Continue reading exclusive interview
Inside the local corner-shop, I located most of my list Except for the Marmite, the one item missed I asked a busy shop assistant, feeling tired on my feet She looked at me strangely and asked me to repeat I said the sentence slowly, she said it back to me Initially saying no, then dashing…… Continue reading corner shop
“… in other news, an artist based in Oxford stirred up a storm with his photographic busking, and we go straight over now to our art’s correspondent Jan Futchinelle to find out what all the fuss is about. Jan, what can you tell us?” “Arthur thank you. Well you find me here on Pigeon Toe…… Continue reading all fuss about nothing
It all started with a dirty fork In a cafe, which had taken an age to settle upon A family run affair, with each member pleased to see you His weekly breakfast taken, in the same window seat A variety of characters shared in their own dining experience Overheard conversations were as you’d imagine He…… Continue reading it all started with a dirty fork
Following on from a groundbreaking article (Car Ban or Carbon?) written on the traffic congestion plague affecting Oxford, investigative journalist Jan Futchinelle’s latest piece is focussed on the roads themselves. With kind permission, what follows is the full and recently published article, which many point to as responsible for triggering the recent wave of local…… Continue reading the state of our roads
My dearly devoted Readers, how often I am asked: “What news of Oxford, friend! Tell us, won’t you just?” Alright, alright, okay, I press pause on my own humble ramblings and offer-up an answer to this very query. Here, I present a shooting star amongst Oxford’s Glitterati, a journalist I strongly identify with, delivering the qualities of…… Continue reading car ban or carbon?