23rd July, 2021

In this dumbed-down world characterised by fear, the uncompromising, constricted and inevitably mundane, there remains the welcome joy of the unexpected.  So it was that, although Wednesday dawned enveloped in gloom, by mid-day, the sun had broken through the clouds,...
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19th July, 2021

Quite honestly, I am not in the mood.  I have run out of steam.  Freedom Day in England?  Even having to write ‘in England’ is ridiculous!  We are the United Kingdom.  Scale has nothing to do with it.  Instead, as ever, it is purely politics.  The games of...
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16th July, 2021

NO  POST  TODAY Apologies for my lack of post, good intentions were not enough The day ran away, what else can I say, the life of a writer is tough! A break, perhaps, is no bad thing, I have little good to say In a world consumed by COVID; a world which has lost its...
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12th July, 2021

Any longer and I may have had to have been cranked from the couch – Wimbledon, that is!  Actually, as I write/type the name, I almost feel as though it has been consigned to the annals of time by the majority, much as the concept of a book.  What a thought!  Of...
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10th July, 2021

I have four eyes, can hardly stand for sitting, am an emotional wreck and the Tanqueray bottle must have a leak!  Wimbledon.  Watching it at home is not good; at least, when we are there, we are engaging in life – well, today’s version, at least.  Here,...
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