Carry On in the Central Belt

“Listen, listen. Ooh – aah – titter ye not. Ooh no missus… Settle down now, settle down,” as Frankie Howerd might have said. First of all, my apologies, for the cheeky title to this blog – well, we all need to promote ourselves a little. Second, some explanations, for those not born in the UKContinue reading “Carry On in the Central Belt”

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Threads from the past

Many years ago – perhaps 20 or 30 years – my mother gave me a small cactus plant. It never grew very much, if at all, but always looked fine. It has moved from home to home with me, through laughter and tears, good times and bad times, the ups and downs of life. MyContinue reading “Threads from the past”

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The Day I Met An Avenger – or – Happy Birthday Patrick Macnee

Parental advisory: contains strong language (but not until near the end). In a few weeks’ time it will be five years since my wife Kathie Touin and I moved to Orkney – it hardly seems possible, the time has flown by. Some of you will know that before Orkney I worked at the BBC – inContinue reading “The Day I Met An Avenger – or – Happy Birthday Patrick Macnee”

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