24th November, 2019

The Beast of Buckingham Palace.  A new book courtesy of David Walliams.  They say timing is everything … So that was the week that was and, if I ever questioned my dwindling youth, I am certainly in no doubt now!  Firstly, the visit to the hygienist followed by that...
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17th November, 2019

Jack Savoretti. Where to start? Let’s just say, the entire male population should be grateful that there is only one of him! The end of an horrendous week, most of which I seemed to spend cleaning, packing, driving and sleeping on a crash bed or couch. When I think...
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10th November, 2019

Just a simple text message.  Six letters – Eagles – sent to 81155.  That’s all it took and I had won two tickets to see my all-time favourite band in San Francisco on the 11th April (my all-time favourite date) next year – in my dreams!  Part of Radio 2’s...
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3rd November, 2019

It’s everywhere!  What is?   The mood.  Everyone is fed up and there’s no getting away from it, things are only going to get worse.  I have spent the afternoon fighting with a wireless printer which has gone on strike for no earthly reason.  I’ve been through the...
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27th October, 2019

It is comforting to believe in karma; to believe one reaps what one sows but, then, one must also believe in justice.  Not sure I do.  Life isn’t fair.  As though a game of Russian Roulette, it strikes with random cruelty those deserving of everything good while,...
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