17th May, 2021

Right, that’s me.  The sun is shining, chores done, been for a walk, supper organised.  Let me just take my Barbour off, nip to the loo … oh, and take a look in the bookcase to see whether I was right about the definition of that Latin word in Tatler. ...
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2nd October, 2020

Do you know, it’s much easier to be bland; keep taking the pills and let the world pass you by without opinion.  Me?  I don’t take pills and as for having no opinion, you’d have to be a gate post in this climate!  Today, I just don’t know where to begin.  I am angry. ...
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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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18th August, 2019

The eyes never lie. Windows to the soul, they are unyielding in the game of life. ‘Isn’t it always the same old story – that hindsight is the teacher who always arrives too late and says I-told-you-so? We’re always blissfully ignorant and complacent leading up to...
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11th August, 2019

Not one to harp on about the weather … No, I give up! Let’s just say to any amongst us unable to ‘swim like a porpoise’ (as Pop used to say), I wish you luck. Spirits more than a little dampened, it is hard to muster the enthusiasm to fill a blank page in a bid to...
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