4: Jolly Pilgrim Life Update

Posted in Diary posts on March 22nd, 2009 by Peter Baker

22 March 2009

Following my 24-month communion with the planet Earth and 12-month shed-based drafting of a manual for better understanding its civilisation; last June I moved back to London, and into the digs of my now landlord: the legendary Tony “The Tiger” Bowers.

In terms of poshness, I’ve gone up a notch. Back in the north-London years it was all bohemian grunge. Nowadays we’re pretty swish with modern art on the walls and a 50-inch flat screen TV.

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The Video Introduction

Posted in Videos on February 17th, 2009 by Peter Baker

This video introduction explains what the book is about in 90 seconds. I’ve also put it on Facebook next to the video of the condom animal threesome sex session.

I’ve set up my own YouTube channel, so the video links to this website, this website links to the Facebook group, the diary sets out the story, the story sets out the philosophical framework, the leg bone links to the thigh bone (which links to the hip bone), this website links back to the video and, in that way, everything…


3: Full Circle

Posted in Diary posts on June 21st, 2008 by Peter Baker

21 June 2008

The bees have come back into my life. Outside my shed there is a bush with purple flowers. The bees congregate around it, taunt me and plot my downfall. The bees cannot be trusted. I despise them and all they stand for. Occasionally the bees send in one of their number to circle me in a menacing manner and make stupid buzzing noises. As a retaliatory measure I have cancelled the word bee. Henceforth they shall be known as ‘the little black and yellow bastards.’

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2: In Exile

Posted in Diary posts on January 22nd, 2008 by Peter Baker

22 January 2008

When I began systematically setting out my conclusions about the world (a.k.a. writing a book) I thought of it as an addendum to my grand tour: spend two years exploring, then a few months writing it down.

That was naïve.

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1: Everything After

Posted in Diary posts on September 20th, 2007 by Peter Baker

20 September 2007

Arriving at Gatwick airport was like being hit by a cultural wave. The dress sense was sharper, the attitude more purposeful and the music just that little bit funkier. Britain is more techno than when I left, GPS is now standard on mobile telephones, we’ve swapped Prime Ministers and everybody wants to save the planet. Damn it I love this country.

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