Why I’m Not Dopey

Unlike others, I will not be using my newspaper column to announce my intention to run for election as leader of a political party.Anyone who has witnessed any of my family’s birthday celebrations will know that I am totally incapable… Read More ›


October has, apparently, been cleverly renamed “Stoptober” to actively encourage people to quit smoking by promoting quit-clinics, helpline advice and online support all backed by the NHS.The idea for the name change being that it gains as much popularity and… Read More ›


I am getting sick and tired of walking along the high street and having people approach me and blow raspberries in my face… or sometimes, strawberries, blueberries or an array of exotic fruits.But since the decline in smoking and the… Read More ›