Once I start writing it's only a matter of time before - as you will discover if you delve deeper into this website - I start rambling, so I'll try and keep this introduction short by sticking, Grangrindianly, to the Facts:
Exeter, Devon, UK
Shanghai, China (People's Republic of)
I said mile age
Sorry, 13,000 miles
Next question please
Means of transport
What about the Channel?
I thought you'd ask that
Yes, unless you'd like to come too
You astonish me
Watch this space
Give us a clue
OK, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Russia, Mongolia, China
Only 9 countries then
Yes, but some of them are quite big
22nd February 2004
Go on, have a guess, we won't hold you to it
October 2004 then
What will you eat?
Ha ha. Try again
Whatever I can find and cook on my stove
Tent, wherever possible
Most looking forward to
Clear skies and open roads
Least looking forward to
Rain and traffic
Most likely to say
"Excuse me, is this the way to China please?"
Least likely to say
"Tie me kangaroo down sport." Among other things
Are you doing this for charity?
Not as such. But see here.
Are you out of your mind?
Emily is a psychologist, I'll let her answer that one
Internationalism, cricket, peace, love, the environment, bicycles
Oh yes, I forgot - motherhood and apple pie
R. Murdoch, S. Hussein, G.W. Bush
What? Are you saying that those three -
Hang on, I just put them in the same box, doesn't mean I'm saying they're equivalent. They also fit together in boxes marked "mammal" or "made of protons, electrons, and neutrons".
Are we straying from the point here?
I think we are rather
One final question
If you must
Where are you sitting as you write this?
In the sunshine in my garden in the beautiful town of Topsham on the Exe estuary in Devon
So why on earth are you going to -
Sorry, that was your final question.