5th October, 2018

​Gosh, I woke up in a cold sweat this morning having dreamnt I was on a ten day cruise round the Greek Islands on a private yacht … then I realized I was just confused.  I’d been watching the film Sleeping with the Enemy!  Thank God for that.  No superficial tan...
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29th September, 2018

​Let me begin with the role model that is David Beckham!  In the news this week regarding his speeding charge – accused of driving a Bentley at 59mph in a 40mph zone – he engaged a lawyer nicknamed ‘Mr Loophole’ to dispute the fine on the grounds that the...
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22nd September, 2018

​Why is it that beginnings are so difficult?  Surrounded by notes here, as ever, I am searching for that attention-grabbing opening line but somehow I only seem to come up with them in my sleep – and then forget them!  Do you think technology will ever advance to the...
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15th September, 2018

  ​‘I’m going to continue to fight for women.’ Serena Williams, following US Open Final, Saturday, 8th September 2018. Do me a favour, Serena, and do not include me!  Admittedly never a fan, her performance last Saturday was an utter disgrace serving...
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8th September, 2018

​Where to start?  Suffice to say, I left the house at mid-day for an hour or so today and returned to find a note from the postman saying he was unable to deliver the parcel I was expecting.  Nothing changed then.  Of all the days, of all the hours, it had to be when...
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