Monthly Archives: February 2017

Therapy for All

Therapy for All 20th Century Women is a feel  very good film. A group of fucked up people live together in a big house in Santa Barbara  California. The time 1979. They have lived the California dream which through drugs … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Pier Hunting-Southend

Pier Hunting- Southend This is the big one. Longer than The Mall,longer than Priory Lane at  1.3 miles, it claims to be the longest pleasure pier in the world. Well if  crazy golf at one end and penny arcades at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fog in Channel-Europe Cut Off

Fog in the Channel-Europe Cut Off   Oh dear. Ever since  we  decided to leave the EU our poor Euro cousins without nanny to hold their hands have gone into complete melt down. France  with its 10 %(x2 UKs) unemployment … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Fancy Boy

Fancy Boy Every year I write a feature about a high profile Old  Clayesmorian. Previous subjects have been illustrator Edward Ardizzonne,  Beatle manager Brian Epstein, theatre directors George Devine and Stephen Joseph and TV artist Tony Hart. This year the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Achtung Laughter Alert

When You Are Laughing My child bride rarely laughs  out loud. Sometimes when I dare to  undress  with  the lights on her smirk turns into hysterical mirth. But usually good manners prevail. However laugh  long and  with heart she did … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Man Begat Woman

Man Begat Woman   Immigrant communities survive on keeping the old ways together.  Those that abide by the temple will be supported by the temple and its community. Some times the rules that  bind the community together are not the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Match of the Day

Match of the Day   On Saturday Leo’s father in law ,Gareth  was off to the England game. He let me have his tickets  for the Chelsea-Arsenal match. No ordinary game. Two of London’s football colossi clashing is never without … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment