Archive for February, 2009

Freezer Ep 2: Deli and Crystals

It was just after eight, when the chauffeur stopped the Rolls at the end of a quiet tree-lined street. Elliott Price looked at the two shops opposite and was suddenly more interested in the conversation. “That’s them,” Purvis said indicating to the shops, which made up the two halves of a semi-detached retail premises on […]

Lara’s Gondola book launch

On 3 December 2008, I went to the launch of “Lara’s Gondola”, an inspiring book by a very impressive young woman, Lara Friedman. Lara grew up in Australia and South Africa. While still at school she was selected for the junior netball team for the Maccabiah Games in 1997. She was on the bridge with […]

Freezer Ep 1: New money, old money

“Yes Sir,” Briggs said with relief as he prepared to take the next left and escape the morning stream of metal and rubber running through the centre of Newbury. The traffic is never light on Princess Street. Often bumper to bumper at midnight and always congested, slow and hostile by 8.00am. Designed to meet the […]