Hello, You might have noticed passing references on this newsletter to MY NEW BOOK. I am happy to say that MY NEW BOOK has now been published. MY NEW BOOK, Noughties, is a book of short stories about growing older in an immature age. It began with the thought of what the many di…
Hello, Obligatory shilling. I wrote for The Critic about parental regret and in defence of not always saying what you think and feel. I wrote for Spect…
I like to think I am a fairly open-minded person. Of course, I am not the clearest judge, being myself, so if you disagree then I am very willing to li…
This is an exclusive - yes, that’s right, EXCLUSIVE - preview of my forthcoming book of satirical short stories “Noughties”, which presents eleven echo…
Hello, Busyness has made the last two editions of THE ZONE less powerful than they could have been. My apologies. I hope this week’s edition will steer…
Two separate incidents of terrorism scarred British life in recent weeks: the stabbing of David Amess MP and the attempt to bomb a Remembrance Day para…
Hello, Obligatory shilling. I was interviewed by Dan Palmer about life, death and everything in between. I wrote a tribute to Gerald Russello and edito…
Europeans are very used to migration crises around Italy and Greece, to the point of just ignoring them, but a migration crisis in Central and Eastern …
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