I do read other people’s blogs and occasionally, I even remember to comment (although I have been known to click the submit key and then close the computer down without ever realising).
Very occasionally, I get carried away when I comment. There are a number of people who know this, most of them vowing never to have anything to do with me ever again.
This morning, not only did I get carried away, I also felt the result was worthy of saving in my own blog.
I happened to visit the Richard Madeley Appreciation Society and read his account of his adventures while filming his wildlife documentary series you will be able to see on BBC Prime Time in the autumn.
He inspired me. For my comment, read on……
I'm incredibly jealous - of the project not of your encounter with the hotel keeper (see Note 1).
Some years ago I decided to take time out to travel the world and decided to hitch hike to
I immediately vowed that I would try my luck as a semi-professional ferret polo player. Sadly, the money ran out just outside
Note 1: Footnotes in comments on other people's blogs? Oh my god, perhaps Patrick is right and I am catching a dose of the Danielewskis. (see Note 2)
Note 2: Which should have been Note 1. I suspect there is more to this encounter than you are letting on such is the penchant for bathroom couplings in
Note 3 : Who had a terrible sense of direction and we ended up sharing the last bed in a very peculiar hotel just outside
Note 4: As I said, the lorry driver, who by now had appointed himself as my trainer had a very poor sense of direction. (see Note 5)
Note 5: He was also very fickle. He abandoned me in