My Books in Print

I’ll have an e-reader, Bob

In the Woods

The BBC wish to make it clear that distilling alcohol in woods is strictly illegal. One of the excellent Paul Williams photos that didn’t make it into ‘The Longest Crawl.’

Radio HSBC

We all popped into Hereford today, to buy some creosote to get over my clothes and into my eyes and also to some extent on our ricketty backyard fence.

Also, I planned to visit the Hereford HSBC branch while we were there. My old Mum was kind enough to send me a cheque for my recent birthday, scraped together out of her meagre pension, and . . . → Read More: Radio HSBC

Us (us us us us) and Them (them them them them)

It has been a very interesting experience making the programme for Radio Four about the North/South divide.

As I followed the line across England on the map drawn up by Prof. Danny Dorling of Sheffield University, I became convinced that the divide, unsurpisingly really, has some substance. Mostly, though, I was struck by the fact that many of these divisions have roots deep in time. . . . → Read More: Us (us us us us) and Them (them them them them)