Has a biography of Chris Grayling ever been published? There would be so many lessons on how to succeed against all the odds.
As transport infrastructure the Airline is useless but it does have nice views.
Still eating Christmas cheese. I’ve come to the point where I feel I’m exuding Époisses from my pores like some sort of ambulant fondue dispenser.
When you get close you realise how numbingly mediocre most politicians are, but Grayling’s mediocrity soars.
Docklands. Nearly 20 years since I worked here for a bank. And while I tell myself that I’m doing better work in the NHS in our crappy buildings with nine year old computers I couldn’t help feeling a pang of envy for the facilities in and around each of these blocks.
I do like the idea of choosing three words rather than a New Year’s resolution (H/T @macgenie), but I’d have to choose crepuscular (and probably defenestrate) because I love it so, and that would result in a rather odd year.
Albert Bridge, dusk and low tide.
Christmas tradition of sobbing uncontrollably while watching It’s A Wonderful Life (and being given a comforting cuddle by my daughter) complete for another year. 🎥
My HomePod has stopped giving verbal feedback, even the little ‘uh-huh’. It feels like it’s cross with me or sulking. Too many Christmas playlists perhaps.