Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Enjoying the Wimbledon Tennis, Mens Quarter Finals. A stark contrast to this time last year when I watched it on the TV from my hospital bed
Wish I could tell you all what has been happening past few days. Unfortunately sworn to secrecy until the story breaks - hopefully next week

Monday, 28 June 2010

Drive with the roof down to Greenwich Park, watched the Sunset on London Skyline & enjoyed a glass of wine on the grass. So love this city

Sunday, 27 June 2010

Weekend in the Countryside, barbecue, beer and driving in a variety of convertible cars - the new Mazda MX5 that David has, is a real joy.

Friday, 25 June 2010

After over year in the wilderness, my lovely convertible Mini is back on the road & the wind is back in my hair, off to see David in Herts

Thursday, 24 June 2010

Can't understand why Car Insurance seems to be going up everyday, paying more now, with 4 years NCD, than I was when I didn't have any, why?
Rockey Singh, Hostel Officer, epitomises all that is wrong with the public sector. Rude, unhelpful and ignorant. Cuts, one way to cure this.
Play "Sucker Punch" at the Royal Court Theatre with Karolina Gburczyk was an excellent examination of the clashes of Black Culture in London
Thanks to Michael Kearn for tour of Kids Company and for their involvement in A Thousand Voices for a Broken System

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

Big Thank you to Beatrice Aidin for tickets to see play 'The Late Middle Classes' at Donmar Theatre, for me & Marigold, dinner at Maxwells.
Power of Rosie Waterhouse, The Independent Newspaper & Private Eye magazine may just be enough to wake the public sector up to common sense.

Sunday, 20 June 2010

Daphna Baram's graduation from The Comedy School, a stand-up comedic performance hugely funny and reminiscent of an early Jerry Seinfeld.

Saturday, 19 June 2010

Loves the world-cup, restaurants less busy but entirely full of women. Dinner with friend and investigative journalist Rosie Waterhouse.

Friday, 18 June 2010

"London Calling" Exhibition, a collection of work by Ray Lowry at the Idea Generation Gallery then drinks in Finsbury Square with Cola Bling

Thursday, 17 June 2010

Looking forward to joining Cristina Keech & Lada Luks at the Mens Singles, Tennis Wimbledon finals on Sunday 4th July 2010. Thank you dears.

Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Dinner at The Cinnamon Club, Westminster, (3 Courses and a Glass of Champagne for £22.00) amazingly good food and company in Alison Gaumont.

Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Meet with composers Patrick Savage & Holeg Spies, after their arrival from LA, for collaboration on feature film Vigilia, proved promising.
Disappointed Anna-Mi Fredriksson was unable to perform William Orbit inspired piece for Camera. But thanks to all who volunteered services.

Monday, 14 June 2010

Sanne Windericks leaving do in East London put pay to any myths that London is unfriendly place. A mix of the most interesting and welcoming
A weekend visiting my Son Charles Atherton-Laurie in S.Wales and a long over due visit to my Mother all thanks to my first Love, Lisa Evans.

Friday, 11 June 2010

Wishing my Mother, Betty Toy, very happy 84th Birthday. Even suffering with Alzheimers & residing in a nursing home, I hope she feels loved.
The play "After The Dance" at the National Theatre, with Janine Roebuck, a dear friend & although deaf, an amazingly talented opera singer.

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Director, Amanda Baker & I, interviewing talented storyboard artists to work on our feature film Vigilia. Looking forward to seeing results.

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Me & Suraya Gaeta prove how to be posh with no dosh. Drinking Champagne under the arches of Somerset House in the rain from plastic glasses.

Monday, 7 June 2010

Impromptu showing of my film "Colour Blind" in Brixton, to an intimate Black Audience, terrifying & pleasing!

Saturday, 5 June 2010

Saw friend Anna-Mi Freidrickson's balletic performance of "Wings of Cantum in Memoriam" at Great Western Studios, W9. Beautiful & Moving.
Normal Day, Shopping in McQueen on Bond Street, first Pimms of the season on Regents Canal with great friends Ponni Arumugam & Tamara Thomas

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Impressed with Tom Aitkens Bar on Terrace of Somerset House. Early evening drinks with French Model, Alison Gaumont, perfect end to the day.
In October 2009 I had blood tests taken via the NHS, I go to an appointment this week (7 months later) to discover results are critical.

Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Dinner at Restaurant, 5 Cavendish Square with the. adorable Victoria Peaples. Good deal £26 for 3 courses and 2 glasses of champagne.
Lunch with the delightful Gabrielle Tierney at the Barbican Centre. My kind of left wing political thinker, advocating a UK dictatorship.