Pardon? ‘Pardon.’ ‘Why pardon?’ ‘It’s a handy word.’ ‘Give me some examples.’ ‘It can be presidential and royal.’ ‘You meanRead more
Brexit or Bremain. Imagine, going forward eyes wide-open … hand-in-hand after making the right decision.Read more
there aren’t many boundaries in chats with a four-year-oldsRead more
Sometimes when you’ve been travelling around the place, meeting new people and seeing exciting places, you should get tired.
IF YOU ASK ME, tiredness comes when you are simply a spectator in an unfamiliar place. People float my boat and on my recent trip, people made my tiredness, mostly, vanish.
I experienced the world of the lower level officials. In my eyes, they had (have) much potential in an environment that has problems developing or applying relevant capability. I could cry.Read more
Grandson 1 showed me a lump on his forehead next morning — he blamed me because I threw it, I blamed him because he didn’t catch it, and it was right there. We both laughed. Okay hurt happens, but it’s a good hurt.Read more
Having a baby is easy. I walked away to distracted murmurs of thanks. Imagine me, John Wayne, to the end, in total, manly, control.Read more
Naturally enough, a choice of spin over fact is at best annoying and at worst criminal (remember Iraq). Yet our government hires spin doctors. Did the PM tell porkies?Read more
it clicked in and then stayed loose like an ageing hippy …Read more
With all the fog, you have to ask a question, what is the truth? What’s in our best interests? Then with mounting concern, do any of these people know? Finally, with sadness, how many in the Bubble actually, care?Read more