27 December 2011 | Media
I missed British comedian Mark Thomas’ ‘walking the wall’ performance when I was at the Edinburgh Festival in August, but I have done the next best thing, read Extreme Rambling, the book of his walk. Rambling is walking British fashion, A to B, not necessarily by ...
16 February 2011 | Media
A great idea – get a picture of modern Israel by starting at the northern border with Lebanon and walking along the coast until you arrive at the border with Gaza. It’s only about 180km long and the walk would pass through interesting coastal towns like Acre, Haifa, J...
Books of 2009
21 December 2009 | Media
If there’s a new year’s resolution I make every year, and then fail to keep, it’s to read more books. Too many other things come in the way. The bedside pile of books which I buy, intending to get around to one day, simply gets taller. Plus there are a certain number ...
7 January 2009 | Media
Perfect (if depressing) timing that I should be reading Palestinian Walks just as Israel launches all out war on Gaza. Although can you call what’s going on a war? When one side is armed with everything the US arms merchants can churn out while the other depends on wh...