Monthly Archive: May 2010

Bonkers! 2

Bonkers!

That’s how things are at the moment! Working like a dog on the new book, BCU, Radio Four, etc etc. , so no time to blog at present. But Spume writes to say that...

My Dead Dad, by one half of Your Dad 11

My Dead Dad, by one half of Your Dad

My Dad was a man without qualities. He died at 11.25pm on May 6th, 2010, just as the election results were starting to come in. As his ultimate wife said to me a few...

How I'm voting and why. 7

How I'm voting and why.

I imagine that followers of this blog will have guessed by now that I’m not voting New Labour. But here we are, the night before the election, and this will be the last of...

Vote Labour! 1

Vote Labour!

Driving to Kidderminster station today and listening to Today, I heard a report from the East London constituency of Barking about how Margaret Hodge is fighting off opposition from the BNP. A similar situation...

Have I told you lately? 3

Have I told you lately?

Today, I’ve been writing my lovely new book and reading student work, not to mention watching a bit of the Snooker world championship. My Beloved pointed out that snooker is a bit like the...