Spring Cleaning the Website (At Last!)

I’m always singing about the virtues of spring cleaning. Well, not always, that would make me kind of dull to be around. And I don’t sing about the virtues, either. Not, as such, anyway. But there is a lot to be said for a good old fashioned pre-summer sort out. I’m singing about (all right – writing about it) … Continue reading Spring Cleaning the Website (At Last!)

DailyAudio: The Death of Grass narrated by David Mitchell

THE DEATH OF GRASS narrated by David Mitchell By John Christopher >>> Full cast drama >>> First broadcast 2009 5x15 minute segments >>>  Total running time: 70 mins approx. A grass virus from China spreads all over the world, sparking a food shortage crises that's so dire governments resort to atom bombs to prevent their … Continue reading DailyAudio: The Death of Grass narrated by David Mitchell

DailyAudio: Why a show about statistics is helping me cope with lockdown

We’re all searching (and hopefully finding) little things to help us through these difficult times, but why do I find this radio show that lays bare the stark reality of what we face so comforting? More or Less (BBc Radio 4, Wednesdays 9am) is a show about statistics. But it isn’t anywhere near as dry as … Continue reading DailyAudio: Why a show about statistics is helping me cope with lockdown

The First Step Is Often The Hardest – How Not To Procrastinate

Are you like me? I aspire to earn a crust from writing so I have to write a lot of words, put in a lot of hours and basically fail a lot. But I love to write. And I don’t have much else to do at the moment. But getting started, sitting down to actually … Continue reading The First Step Is Often The Hardest – How Not To Procrastinate