NON FICTION – TELL IT LIKE IT IS

A few weeks ago I made a strategic decision to start mixing up my writing with some non-fiction. Why not, I thought, try and make some of the many trips I was dreaming about pay for themselves by making them the subject of a series of books? When we’re permitted, I really must catch up with friends and family dotted...

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OPENING UP – TIME TO START LIVING AGAIN

Like a warm sea breeze blowing on your face, the opening up of the UK economy is a visceral pleasure that I for one refuse to take for granted. A month ago, I saw that the South Kensington museums were re-opening and immediately took the opportunity to book a slot at the Natural History Museum and the Science Museums over...

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2021 – NOT THE BEST OF YEARS

The day before Christmas Even 2020, Ana, I and our two younger daughters were planning the final details of our cut-back Christmas gathering at home in our riverside flat. Ana felt rubbish and around lunchtime suddenly lost the ability to speak coherently. We called 999 and within 15 minutes paramedics were examining her....

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