23rd September, 2022

‘We live in a cynical world.  A cynical world …’   I wish, Tom!  I wish that was the strongest word necessary but, in the here and now, that is just being polite!  It’s twenty-six years since that classic film was released – Jerry Maguire...
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15th September, 2022

‘Grief is the price we pay for love’.  HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926 – 2022) The poignancy of words attributed to the Queen in the aftermath of 9/11, almost twenty-one years ago to the day.  It was the quote which accompanied a full-page black and...
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6th September, 2022

Yes, yes.  I’ve let myself down, I’ve let you down and, let’s face it, I’ve let the world down.  Exclamation mark?  No.  It’s an addiction.  Anyway, time waits for no man and it seems, having missed the bus, I must hail a taxi.  Too busy...
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25th August, 2022

Below is a piece I have been working on for some time, hence the gap in proceedings.  Written for my Seriously Good!  page, I felt the subject matter was deserving of maximum exposure, however …  Mad House was/is the magnificent play we were privileged to see in...
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12th August, 2022

‘I believe in pink.  I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner.  I believe in kissing, kissing a lot.  I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.  I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls.  I believe that tomorrow is...
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5th August, 2022

‘And if I only could I’d make a deal with God And I’d get him to swap our places I’d be running up that road Be running up that hill With no problems.’  Yes, Kate, no need to rub it in!  Why is it that the song of the moment – the...
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