God help us, I’m starting a blog


Friday, December 31st, the last day of 2021 A poem for 2022 A New Year’s Prayer          Anon May God make your year a happy one! Not by shielding you from all sorrows and pain, But by strengthening you to bear it, as it comes; Not by making your path easy, But by making youContinue reading “Twenty-One.”


Tonight fall the final moments of 2020. At midnight we embrace 2021 and bid farewell to what has been a pretty stinky year, with starring roles for Boris & Trump, Brexit & Racism and a killer pandemic called Covid19. Moi embarked on this wee Blog on March 23rd when 2020 had begun to unfurl strangelyContinue reading “TWENTY IS PLENTY”

Nineteenth Attempt

Good morning, All …and welcome to my second attempt at writing this blog. Today’s lesson: SAVE DRAFT frequently. The message and wit shall be honed to perfection in this revised version. Not. Moi’s last blog, #18, deserved extreme green pen correction. Those attentive and frighteningly knowledgeable amongst the readership will have observed my humiliating errorContinue reading “Nineteenth Attempt”


This weekend is an absolute treat for Bookie people and anyone interested in Ideas – in my case, even when I don’t fully understand or remember them a twinkle of minutes later. This year there is no need to schlepp to Hay-on-Wye to “Imagine the World”, the Hay Festival’s strapline. Even queuing in a tent is no longer part of the audience’s quid pro quo with the organisers. The whole thing has gone online. It’s FANTABIDOSI! and free too.


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