Monthly Archive: April 2017

Safety First

Last year my ageing Ford Galaxy limped past the 100,000 milestone, an event that was marked by an agonisingly embarrassing party by the side of the road attended by one guest – myself. Since then it has gone to the…
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Lions

After the big announcement of yesterday, an even bigger one today. Governments last 5 years, sometimes less. A Lion is for life. “You’ll meet each other in the street in 30 years time and there will just be a look,…
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Patience

Three days on, and I still bask in the warm afterglow of a tremendous weekend of sport. How wonderful it is to be alive if you own a TV. They say that hold-up horses don’t win the Grand National any…
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The Perils Of Punting

(This blog was written before the news that Dustin Johnson’s rental home didn’t feature the Stannah stairlift he requires to successfully negotiate the common household hazard.) My seasons are marked by the sporting calendar. Summer means Wimbledon and occasionally the…
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