WORDS TO THE WISE: Favourite quotes from February 7 edition
She was not just my sister she was my best friend. I feel I owe it to her to find out if anything could have been done to help, that wasn t. Sally-Anne Marsh, whose sister Terry-Anne Smyth died of a blood clot at University College London Hospital, has d
She was not just my sister she was my best friend. I feel I owe it to her to find out if anything could have been done to help, that wasn't.
Sally-Anne Marsh, whose sister Terry-Anne Smyth died of a blood clot at University College London Hospital, has delayed the inquest into her death so the hospital can review its practices.
I got the train to Nottingham, the bus to Ilkeston and then a taxi to the bed and breakfast I had to stay at because I was due in court at 10am the next day. The hearing was delayed for an hour, then I swore on oath that I wasn't the owner of a red Volvo and I wasn't Christopher Mason from Stoke-on-Trent. The judge said: 'This is ridiculous, you are obviously not the man we want' and after four and a half months of letters and phone calls it was all over in two or three minutes.
Christopher Mason (pictured left) who was sent on a wild goose chase by the DVLA.
Despite a nervous start to the session, from the first moment I tapped the chisel into a block of wood the appeal was obvious. The way the wood peels back from the blade, the feel of the mallet hitting the chisel and the surprising amount of control you have over the cuts - it is all strangely engrossing.
Ham&High reporter Tan Parsons gets to grips with his inner whittler.
- 1 Five jailed after 'cold blooded' murder of Enfield father
- 2 Hampstead Town's first Labour councillor stands down weeks into office
- 3 Walking book club: Hampstead Heath, Death and The Penguin
- 4 Crouch End pub ransacked and charity money stolen
- 5 5 of the best things to do with kids in north London
- 6 Olympic ace opens Highgate primary school's new running track
- 7 Highgate pub landlords to appeal restrictive licence approval
- 8 Cartoonist creates celebrity tube stops
- 9 Monkeypox: 7 patients in Homerton and Royal Free hospitals
- 10 Man wanted after serious assault in Sussex 'may live in Camden'
As burlesque has got bigger the venues have got bigger and the costumes and props have got bigger. It's really a case of whatever fantasy you can dream up, you can make it happen.
Immodesty Blaize on her new cabaret show, compered by Julian Clary.