The organisers of Colchester’s Holocaust Memorial Day asked me to contribute to this year's online events and I am grateful for the opportunity to make it meaningful despite the current…
An audience of some 50 plus NWR members joined me online for a presentation and Q&A on Where are the grown-ups? http:// https://amzn.to/2tNvGBj Click on link to watch. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=k129UejO-Zo&feature=youtu.be
How come I know ALL the words? It’s a question I often ask myself when it comes to lyrics. I could entertain a crowd all night, if only I could sing, because my brain is a sponge when it comes to retaining and recalling the words to popular songs.
Songs that take me right back to that special place, songs that remind me of other times, songs that drive me to distraction and songs I didn’t even know I knew – somehow the lyrics have all been stored away in my head for future use – without any conscious effort on my part. (more…)
I’ve been playing with the idea of writing a book for the last year so I thought it might be worth sharing a few tips on how I finally stopped talking about it and made a start. There used to be a sort of hushed reverence around announcing this kind of activity but in the age of self-publishing and blogging, writing a book is an achievable goal for pretty much anyone that has something to say. (more…)