A word in your ear

Dear Sam, I'm really pleased to hear you had a good time in Italy - so did we! We're just back from Sicily and I enjoyed playing Free Rice to pass the time while we were travelling. I think it's a great idea to combine a game with such a good cause, so thank you for…

It’s good to talk…

Dear Sam,  I hope you enjoyed the Buffalo String Works concert and I’m sure you were very proud of J and his friends; it sounds like a wonderful initiative and I love the fact that the universal language of music brings everyone together. Speaking of J, I expect he’ll be spoiling you on Sunday as I…

Forget me not

Dear Sam, I love the idea of internet search engines which support good causes - what a great example of an easy way to make a difference every day. I've started to use everyclick.com and linked the searches to support Alzheimer's Society. Which brings me neatly on to what I wanted to tell you about today...…

A beginning

Dear Sam,   Do you remember that the seed of the idea for this blog was sown one lunchtime last year, during a visit to Bath?  You are one of my closest friends and you've been willing to listen to me thinking aloud since we met during our interviews at Oxford.  I'm at a stage…