Month: December 2013

That was the year that was

It’s that time of the year when most journalists and commentators review the past year and what they’ve written about during that year. You can read about notable passings on other sites, I’ll just mention Sir David Frost. Those in…

You’ve got to write a book or two yoooo

Got to write a book or two? For those who are wondering, think the musical Oliver and Ron Moody as Fagin. As Fagin noted ‘You’ve  got to pick a pocket or two’. Ah, happy memories. I should clarify that. My…

On the other hand

North Korea: So North Korea has executed that ‘despicable  human scum’ Chang Song-thaek. Denounced in gloriously over the top language he was dropped, cropped and chopped in short order. Four days from being hauled out of a public meeting to…

Emulating Agatha

So ‘whodunnit’ eh? In writing the latest Karno adventure I decided to emulate Agatha. NO, no, no. I don’t mean I’m writing wearing a tweed skirt,  twinset and sensible shoes nor do I mean aiming to sell four billion copies…