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...

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...

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...