London Eccentrics: Tom & Roxy

This is an occasional series on London’s odder inhabitants. My pal Paco was looking for a Holborn pub or bar in which to hold a directors’ meeting (they’re vintners), and I recommended ‘The Seven Stars’, which appears in my novel ‘The Victoria Vanishes’. Paco ended up being in there for about five hours; it’s that […]


Okay, I don’t usually go for ‘funny cat’ pictures, but over at Dark Roasted Blend they’re having a special on what appear to be demonically possessed cats. These little buggers remind me that kitties are not cute, they’re the Linda Blairs of the animal kingdom and will probably eat your eyes if you fall down […]