Here it is; my annual Christmas blog post! I’m publishing this on Christmas Eve because, let’s face it, tomorrow both you and I are going to be way too busy stuffing our faces with Cadbury’s ‘Heroes’ (probably not ‘Celebrations’ as I heard on the grapevine that they took out the nice ‘Maltesers’ chocs) to faff … Continue reading So, this is Christmas…
There are things in life you say you’re going to do for years and years (and I mean years), but at some point, you must simply bite the bullet and go for it. And that’s what I did about a week and a half ago. For many moons (about seventeen years to be precise), I’ve … Continue reading Hi-Diddly-Dee (an Actor’s Life for Me)!
What in the name of all this is holy possessed me to write this blog? This is akin to putting 46 candles on a birthday cake – i.e., you shouldn't! Oh well, it's my 46th birthday today ('How young you look, Adele', 'Oh gosh, thanks'), and I thought it my duty to have a stab … Continue reading 46 Things I Have Learned in 46 Years
I’m not from around these parts. The West Country, I mean. As you may know, I originate from East London - that’s where I spent the first twenty years of my life. But for the last twenty-five, Bath and its surrounds have been my spiritual (and actual) home. London got too much for me. Even … Continue reading Back to Bath: Walking in the Footsteps of Jane
Today, in the absence of anything more interesting to write about, I thought I might just tell you about my day. Not today Saturday - as I’m posting this – because right now I’m probably just sitting around in my pyjamas, thinking about cleaning the cats’ litter trays. I’m choosing Wednesday just passed – as … Continue reading A Day in the Life…
I’m not a movie buff, I can state that quite categorically. However, I don’t dislike films as such; I like films as much as the next man. So long as the next man is fastidiously fussy about what movies they will deign to watch. I certainly can’t just mindlessly watch a movie – just … Continue reading Two Hours I’ll Never Get Back
This is a dangerous post. This post could have repercussions; lose me valued friends and readers. This post would be better dismissed as one of my 'not so intelligent' ideas. Yet once that something is in my head, it's very hard to dislodge it, so it often ends up being written about. Like in this instance. So, … Continue reading Five Things Never to Admit to Anyone. Ever.