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

The Making of That’ll Be the Day and Stardust – Daily Mail, 28.2.23

The Making of That’ll Be the Day and Stardust – Daily Mail, 28.2.23

No-one sets out to write a film that half a century later is considered a cult movie. But I did, … read more

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

Who Killed Elvis?  (June  21, 2022)

Who Killed Elvis? (June 21, 2022)

Who killed Elvis Presley? In his new film ‘Elvis’, which goes on release this week, writer-director Baz Luhrmann makes a … read more

The Mole of Edge Hill, Liverpool – Williamson Tunnels (Daily Mail, November 1, 2021)

The Mole of Edge Hill, Liverpool – Williamson Tunnels (Daily Mail, November 1, 2021)

You can’t beat a bit of real mystery as the background for dramatic super-reality, can you? Well, that’s what the … read more