Saturday, 31 July 2010

Son, Charles Atherton-Laurie, ends his holiday by getting his haircut before heading backstage to weekend Music Festival with his A&R Uncle.

Friday, 30 July 2010

Son, Charles Atherton-Lauire, spends day Kayaking along the Regents Canal with Matt from Pirate Ship in Camden & finishes with capsize drill
Never ever insure with Sheila's Wheels, either hugely corrupt or vastly incompetent. Tried to charge me an extra £90 for mistake they made

Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Charles Atherton-Laurie sees Toy Story 3D at Imax, Terrible Trenches at Imperial War Museum (with Julie Dobson) & Ice-cream in Regents Park

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

A Private Guided tour of the Saatchi Art Gallery for Son Charles Atherton-Laurie by head of the education department. Then personal workshop
Play day with son Charles Atherton-Laurie. Amanda Paul visited, Meccano toys were built and dinner was Venison Sausages with Red Wine Onions

Monday, 26 July 2010

London Birthday Celebrations for my Son Charles Atherton-laurie, Private Pod on the London Eye & The Railway Children at Waterloo Station.

Sunday, 25 July 2010

Performing in the BBC Proms Family Orchestra & attending Dr.Who Proms in the Royal Albert Hall - Charles made me coolest Dad in the Universe

Friday, 23 July 2010

Travelled on the top of a London double decker bus for the first time in 15 months, ridiculously exciting. With my Son for his London week.

Thursday, 22 July 2010

Caroline Heatlie never ceases to amaze, introduces me to the work of Artist, John Latham, in a gallery in Peckham

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Vigilia meetings with Screenwriter, Rhianna Prathcet, Director, Amanda Baker & Storyboard Artist Angel Viladiego. Images to be released soon
IT specialist Charles Wahab set to devise groundbreaking software to deliver A Thousand Voices for a Broken System's online editing system.

Tuesday, 20 July 2010

As my personal story with the state unfolds, so does my documentary A Thousand Voices for a Broken System, Cameron's "Big Society" take heed

Monday, 19 July 2010

Spent day in the Apple Store & discovered iPhone technology can't do basic tasks figured out over 20 years ago. You're expected to lose data

Sunday, 18 July 2010

Tate Britain's art exhibition "Rude Britannia: British Comic Art" reminds us nothing has changed in 400 years
Satirical cartoon depicts poor Man chained to rock with vultures picking at his clothes with the words National Debt. Published in 1823!
Film "Inception" is a return to Christopher Nolan's roots. Memento like but stunning in its ideas and delivery. Why Cinema was invented.

Friday, 16 July 2010

Music meeting in respect to feature film Vigilia with Cinetiks' Composers Holeg Spies and Patrick Savage (Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter)
Dinner with the very much missed Julie Dobson at friends bar, The Queens Head, catching up on all her travel adventures from the past year.

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Wishing my Son, Charles Sebastian Atherton-Lauire, a very happy 11th Birthday & looking forward to celebrating in London with him next week.
At BFI on Southbank with Executive Producer Leo Wurm, discussing marketing strategies for my feature film Vigila, watch out for the T-Shirts

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Dinner with the lovely Marion Giesler at Grace, just off Piccadilly Circus. £10 for two courses. The Opera in the rain at Trafalgar Square.
Matt Jeschelnik of Boulder Creek International and I, discussing global distribution deal for upcoming DVD release. Details to follow.

Monday, 12 July 2010

Storyboard Artist, Angel Villadiego, doing a great job producing images for the pitching documents for the feature film Vigilia.
Hoping Public Sector cuts will mean I don't have to deal with three separate departments and then go to the post office to fill in one form.
Champagne lunch on the Kings Road with Ponni Arumugam & then onto beers in Brixton with Dirk van der Velden. Both sides of London' culture.

Saturday, 10 July 2010

Thanks to the company of Suraya Gaeta and Louis during our London Night-time drive in the convertible, roof down and cool. Perfect!
The play "Welcome to Thebes" at the National's Olivier Theatre, seemed more of a revival of a 70's script than a newly written modern piece

Thursday, 8 July 2010

Private Eye article about the bureaucratic failures by Lambeth Council against me, Pg. 28 "Wheels of Misfortune"

Wednesday, 7 July 2010

As promised, news story about my current bureaucratic nightmare, published in Private Eye Magazine Page 28, entitled "Wheels of Misfortune".

Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Thanks Dirk van der Velden for help to regain access to Hostel. Unfortunately, Rockey Singh fails to bring remote control to open door AHHH!

Monday, 5 July 2010

Son, Charles Atherton-Laurie makes his father very proud, by playing his flute in performance with County Orchestra at City Hall in Cardiff.
The film, Shrek Forever After, final part of franchise is far more akin to the original with cinematic in jokes & music cues - a fitting end
Battling with the burueacracy still continues. Now Lambeth Council have locked me out of my own establishment. Cock up with a lock change.

Friday, 2 July 2010

Catching up with dear friend Samantha Hardy (now lives in Australia) after 3 year absence, at New Zealand Tappas Restaurant, The Providores.

Thursday, 1 July 2010

You couldn't make this up. Discovered car had been clamped today, for non payment of a parking fee, that I have texts to prove I did. AHHH!