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I am legend…

An exciting start to my year and a need perhaps to recalibrate my career, my accomplishments and my place in the world. Because it turns out that I am in fact, a legend. Who knew? Not me and it seems not my son either when… Read More »I am legend…

Glass half full…

Recently I have written a few obituaries or tributes to men who have had a large bearing on my life. And so it is this week with the passing of Michael Apted, the director of P’Tang Yang Kipperbang, a TV film that I starred in.… Read More »Glass half full…

Story telling…

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An audition yesterday for Audible to become a book narrator which was different and exciting. Especially so since they asked me to bring along two pieces to read – a fiction and non-fiction and ‘it should be writing that I feel comfortable reading in my… Read More »Story telling…

Tiger in a garden shed…

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We can argue whether America is the leader of the free world or nor but it is indisputable that America is the world’s cultural superpower with its influence far, wide and complete. By this I mean, it’s influence on other cultures. Our rock stars sing… Read More »Tiger in a garden shed…

BBC R4’s A Good Read

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I appeared on this show today – the format of which is simple enough – choose a book that I think is a good read and then the book is discussed with my fellow panellists. Simple enough but also a task fraught with danger. A… Read More »BBC R4’s A Good Read