The clouds closed in today, the temperature plunged and the heavens opened. A sure sign that summer has effectively come to an end and autumn has begun.
I have returned from various trips to a mountain of work, and a hefty backlog of topics to write about in relation to matters of costs and litigation funding.
On the plus side, season 7 of Game of Thrones is now available to buy, and an artisan bake house has opened just round the corner from chambers, with a tempting array of sourdough creations (particularly the cinnamon whirls) which pair perfectly with 11am coffee. Here it is:
In the next few blog entries I shall be looking at a number of issues, including the ongoing war between the insurance industry and the credit hire companies over the scope of the non party costs jurisdiction, some recent group actions, successful and unsuccessful and the use of litigation funding made in them and also consider the new Jackson Report, not least because I am giving a seminar on it next month. In truth, it is a curious document, which repays careful attention.
In the meantime, for those cake lovers amongst my readership, here are some of Tough Mary’s finest creations: