‘Living The Beatles Legend’ by Kenneth Womack (Daily Mail, November 17 2023)

 

One lunchtime in 1961 a young telephone engineer called Mal Evans took a different route back to work after … read more

Will It Be 1966 All Over Again? (Mail On Sunday, August 20, 2022

Hurrah The Lionesses

Ray Connolly

 

Some moments you remember all your life. One of mine happened fifteen minutes after … read more

What is it about Horses?  May 4, 2023

What is it about Horses? May 4, 2023

What is it about horses? Why on Saturday will we smile fondly when we see the Household Cavalry as it … read more

Manchester City 1,  Inter Milan 0  May 13, 2023

Manchester City 1, Inter Milan 0 May 13, 2023

Consider the newspaper photographs the day after. See the unrestrained euphoria of the fans who congregated together on Saturday night … read more

God Only Knows Where AI will lead us next? (Daily Express,  May 13, 2023)

God Only Knows Where AI will lead us next? (Daily Express, May 13, 2023)

 

A Beatle was singing God Only Knows on my phone the other night. No, I thought. That can’t be … read more

Yoko Ono at 90  Mail on Sunday, January 1, 2023

Yoko Ono at 90 Mail on Sunday, January 1, 2023

Half a century ago Yoko Ono was probably the most vilified woman in the world. Believed by many to have … read more

Devoted  – BBC Radio 4 (23.3.21)

Devoted – BBC Radio 4 (23.3.21)

Devoted

Writer Ray Connolly spent six months in hospital fighting Covid 19. This is the story of how he survived.

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Blue Christmas  a short story    (December 20, 2022)

Blue Christmas a short story (December 20, 2022)

Alan had never been a fan. Not like his mother. When she was 70, and still liked to go on … read more

Sam and the Monkey Suit

Sam and the Monkey Suit

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The Fancy Dress Party

 Sam had a problem. His friend Abbie was having a fancy dress birthday party on … read more

A Second Chance – The Moment That Changed My Life  (an edited version of this article appeared in The Guardian – November 17, 2021)

A Second Chance – The Moment That Changed My Life (an edited version of this article appeared in The Guardian – November 17, 2021)

A second chance – that’s what I was being given when, having skirted death during that first round of Covid, … read more