Nikki often accuses me of not laughing enough and if this is true, then I put it down to my profession. Perhaps, I am unwittingly studying why something is funny rather than just enjoying it. Maybe so – but I still push back of course. I state firmly that I laugh plenty – just not with you! Ouch. I am joking btw.
Whilst I will refrain from wishing everyone another Happy 12 months ahead… but I cannot proceed without thanking everyone who responded to my first blog of the year. A departure for me in subject and one fraught with peril.
I have written on this blog before about the various issues I have with celebrity golf days. Namely the humiliation that comes with being a ‘celebrity’ of dubious calibre and especially so to my playing partners who have paid top dollar in the hope of… Read More »Why I am world no.1?
First up, don’t fret – this post on fame is not about me. There are lots of perks to being famous – most so obvious that they don’t warrant listing here. But other privileges are more subtle and one of the greatest advantages of fame… Read More »The privilege of being famous?
The famous playwright, Neil Simon in his brilliant autobiography explains the review that has been most helpful to him in his career has been – “Neil Simon did not have a good idea for a play this year, but he wrote one anyway.” I think… Read More »Not all novels are worth reading!
The title of this postÂ refersÂ to my new novel, Open Links. It is quite an assertion and bordering on the arrogant until I explain that all of the proceeds from Open Links go to Anthony Nolan, the charity who saves people’s lives with blood cancer. So… Read More »Reading this will make you feel good…
And I get this cynicism to a point – multi-millionaire rock and pop stars with dubious tax records (Bono, at least) – giving up a morning of their precious time to bang out an old son and cover themselves in publicity and glory. Although I… Read More »Lots of cynicism over Band Aid single…
This Saturday was a great night – but it should have been better. Anthony Nolan is a charity that I have supported for many years.Â It is a very worthy cause with the simple aim to save people’s lives.Â Each year, they stage a ball in The… Read More »Multi-storey of wrongness