Strangers 7, 8, 9. It’s the weekend, the clubs are open. Without a single drop of alcohol in my bloodstream I walked up to three different bouncers outside three different nightclubs and told them just how gorgeous I thought they were. And I asked each one to marry me. All three liked the compliment, they each.. read more →

Stranger 6. I walked into The Grand hotel on Brighton seafront (if you don’t know it, it’s grand) and told them I’d love to stay in their best room, for free. Was that possible? Actually, I wasn’t as blunt as that. I guessed if I put it that way I’d get a simple rejection and I.. read more →

The world can seem such a strange place if I believe my thoughts, such a troubling place if I believe what I think about myself, what I think about others, what I think about the world itself, if I believe all that thinking to be true, such a difficult place to live in and be.. read more →

Stranger 5. I asked the manager of the local art house cinema if I could watch a whole film from the projection booth. For those of you who have worked with me you’ll see the relevance of this request. For those of you who haven’t, I was interested in watching the film from a different perspective… read more →

Stranger Number 4. More accurately, 4 and 5, but let’s not quibble. So, I have a confession to make. Up until this moment I’ve not been too in love with the station staff at Victoria station in London. The real confession here is that I’ve reduced a whole bunch of people down to the job that.. read more →