Where is Dr King

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Given 2020 to date…   …with all my work cancelling, being confined to the house for extended periods and with little to do (no gigs) – plus three of our boys have flown our nest, leaving just three people in-residence plus our beloved and ever… Read More »Where is Dr King

The dishonesty of self-help

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My English is fluent and practically perfect. My written English is less good but it still serves me well.   My English proficiency is a highly prized skill because the English language makes a decent claim to be the earth’s primary language. If Aliens ever… Read More »The dishonesty of self-help

My first take…

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Walls play a significant part in our lives… Pink Floyd’s famous wall needed another brick. The last election to become the President of the United States of America hinged on a wall that doesn’t even exist. China has a great wall that can be seen… Read More »My first take…

At your service…

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We live in hierarchies and we all know where we stand, right?    Tallest? Best looking? Wealthiest? Funniest? Most successful…   What we do for a living; from the vaunted professions down… we are all workers with our names either on our shirts, our desks,… Read More »At your service…

Dead Man’s Shoes

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At university, I was a keen supporter of charity shops but not for philanthropic reasons. Just that I was skint and I needed clobber and no matter how musty or ill-fitting. I don’t even recall ever considering the origins of such wares. That I was… Read More »Dead Man’s Shoes

Take me to your leader…

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An upside of my chosen profession is that I have not needed to lie for many years. And if not lie, then at least misrepresent. This is because I have not needed to prepare my Curriculum Vitae or Resume; perhaps the hardest document any of… Read More »Take me to your leader…

Memories…

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A post this week inspired by an email I received from someone I have never met…   I am a nostalgic type and becoming ever more so, which I suspect is quite normal and just a factor of age. I have great affection for my… Read More »Memories…