MONDAY 1 Here follows a short pompous essay... When news that the actor Johnny Briggs had died, age 85, I penned a short piece of verse to commemorate his departure and worked it up into a scrapbook illustration. In the process I stumbled on a word thing I have grandly titled the half alliteration. Or … Continue reading Diary: March 2021. Uncut
TUESDAY 1 There was a minister on the radio saying that from today workers will be ushered gently back to their workplaces. Then someone else came on saying they should be forced back because people working from home have "become lazy". # Just found an illustration I did at the weekend after reading a political … Continue reading Diary: September 2020. Uncut
This month includes... A growing irritation with ‘Normal People’, bread that looks better than it tastes, and the Cummings-Johnson anarchy plan
This month includes the big Zoom takeover, making the most of monostitch and Lockdown cabin fever...
2019 as it happened
Includes the death of an old friend, a Liverpudlian schoolboy who wants to be a spy, and our 30th anniversary in Brussels.
Includes an experiment in Trust, a trip to Portugal and a futile attempt to see the upside.
Includes a trip to Malta, a tribute to the UK's National Health Service and stuff about Brexit.
Includes a lot of sarcasm and dark humour, a review of a film that made me cry and a micro story about a boy with an imaginary Dad.
Slow and shaky, the words started to come