How To Be Discovered And Make $15 Bazillion (Plus Royalties)

MikeachimBlogging, Writing12 Comments

Hi Mike, My name is Steve Spielberg – you may have heard of me from such films as ET, Close Encounters and the recent Indiana Jones film I regret letting George Lucas write. (Seriously, the fridge? Well, anyway.) Like many people in the entertainment industry, I’ve been reading your blog (trying to distract myself in the nerve-wracking run up to … Read More

Porto & Elsewhere: Give Me (Another) Minute, Will You?

MikeachimEngland, Portugal6 Comments

I’ve been seeing a lot of the East Midlands Parkway train station recently. The towers of Ratcliffe-On-Soar Power Station have become a welcoming sight, if you can say such a thing about a series of huge concrete tubes belching 10 million tonnes of CO2 every year (the 18th heaviest emitter in Europe). There’s something curiously relaxing about watching steam-shadows wind … Read More