Apologies to all who have read this story before. I need to republish it occasionally to remind myself where I am now and where I came from. ‘I tried to stand, but fell back in the chair deflated, puzzled and detached…’My stroke story…
This month's diary includes... Daniel Craig doing a witty take on Poirot, the countdown to Christmas, a holiday in Tenerife. And, er, UK voters have their say...
A month in which Brexit briefly made us all think about something else for a change
The month started with signs of post-Covid life emerging, and ended with sobering thoughts on what now lies ahead...
Will the virus dictate how our immediate world is modelled in the future?
Includes: Gothic horror, a slip-up with the Nuclear Trigger, and a drunken duck on the loose
‘Floyd died gasping for breath as the nation was in the grip of a pandemic that restricts respiration’
This month includes... A growing irritation with ‘Normal People’, bread that looks better than it tastes, and the Cummings-Johnson anarchy plan
Zoom traffic soars as Lockdown takes its toll
Includes... Worms on the turn, wildlife in focus and immunity in Ambridge, for the time being
This month's diary includes... Liverpool 3-Man City 1, memories of The Clash and sublime music from Karine Polwart.
This month's diary includes an octogenarian pain in the arse, Keith Haring and Jürgen Klopp in Liverpool, and chatting with Sgt. Pepper's offspring
This month's diary includes Shakespeare, fashion, cinema, a day out in Broadstairs and a landmark birthday party.
This month's diary includes... Bruce Springsteen's new album, a World Cup win for England and a 'horror' film that is more of a comedy.
This month's diary includes the memory of a famous European victory for Liverpool, a stage play featuring the mesmeric Gillian Anderson, and archive photos of the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.
This month's diary includes... visits to Wales and Scotland, Royal Academy Nudes and Cliff Richard lookalikes.
April's diary includes... A very scary Elisabeth Moss, illicit photos from Wallingford Museum and Pierre Bonnard's 'The Colour of Memory'.
March's diary includes... A ridiculous number of Brexit references, a mass participation choir and the collection of a community award.
This month's diary includes... a close encounter of the underwater kind, a meeting with the Rotary Club of Gants Hill and a night out at Hackney Roots.
This month's diary includes... fireworks in Tenerife, a Dark Night of the Soul at the Globe theatre and a posh art exhibition at a City citadel.