My Books in Print

I’ll have an e-reader, Bob

What I am wearing

My hair shaven short, by design, though shaped by cruel circumstance.

One of two pairs of bespoke Anglo-American spectacles, each identical in shape, but different in colour; a black frame for distance, and a horn-rimmed pair for reading.

A home-knitted Falmouth Navy coloured roll neck gansey, in a pattern called ‘Polperro Musician’, over

a maroon Marks and Spencer V-necked sweater and

a yellow ‘Hope Not . . . → Read More: What I am wearing

Marchant, Pembroke… (well, SDUC Lampeter, the Poly of Wales, Lancaster and Birmingham City University, really)

On Wednesday evening I did a talk with Richard Beard under the auspices of the National Academy of Writing at Pembroke College, Cambridge, England, Yurp. The college were kind enough to invite my wife too.

To say the college made a fuss of us would be an understatement. They could not have been lovelier. The Senior Tutor Mark Wormald took time out from an insanely . . . → Read More: Marchant, Pembroke… (well, SDUC Lampeter, the Poly of Wales, Lancaster and Birmingham City University, really)

and yes I said yes I will Yes.

Still looking to get a message to Kate Bush. Found my grandfather Albert Bulbeck though, a story which deserves a post of its own. Which will follow. When I’ve found a way to communicate with Miss Bush. In the meantime….

This business of Kate Bush and permission has been somewhat in the news, because she has finally been granted permission by the Joyce estate to . . . → Read More: and yes I said yes I will Yes.