Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bookshelf

Bookshelf Each week the Guardian Review asks an author to name books. Here the blogger fills in the blanks. The book that I  am currently reading. Herzog(3rd time) by Saul Bellow The book that changed my life. Catcher in the … Continue reading

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Why Not?

Why Not?   Superstition, belief, observance, mystery, romance. After years of problems, daughter in law Vicky has had treatment and is now in the last six weeks of her pregnancy. For granddaughter Octavia a sibling, for parents the completion of … Continue reading

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Brexit-The Scandal

Brexit-The Scandal   The negotiations go on long into the night. But the pressure is on to speed things up. Jean Claude Juncker says to Theresa May, why don’t we go back to my hotel room and one to one … Continue reading

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Moped Alert

Moped Alert Mopeds used to be a joke. Now they are the vehicle of first choice for many of London’s  petty criminals, not least for those, as many are, who  under eighteen. The other day  I reported an abandoned Deliverroo … Continue reading

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Everyday Story

Everyday Story The Archers. A Jewish metropolitan couple, a  suburban couple who have moved to the country, a couple who brought up their children in the inner suburbs but are beginning to downsize to the shires. Through us they could … Continue reading

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The Death of Cameron-The Movie

  The Death of Cameron-The Movie The time. Friday 24 June 2016. The referendum result has just come in. The main conference room in 10 Downing Street Fuck fuck ,fuck, they told me it was a shoe in. Cameron is … Continue reading

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Swimming for Putney-Chelsea

Swimming For Putney-Chelsea With the YMCA pool closed until the New Year it was time to find a new alternative (to Putney) venue for my regular 1km  swims. Man cannot live by one pool alone. Most know the handsome Victorian, … Continue reading

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