Port de Soller, Mallorca (Daily Mail 8.6.19)

Port de Soller, Mallorca (Daily Mail 8.6.19)

For decades I’d thought of Mallorca simply as bikini scattered beaches, noisy discos, much revelling, and rampant romancing. And, if that’s what you want on holiday, I expect there’s a lot of it to be found there – although the … read more

Port de Soller, Mallorca (Daily Mail 8.6.19.)

Port de Soller, Mallorca (Daily Mail 8.6.19.)

For decades I’d thought of Mallorca simply as bikini scattered beaches, noisy discos, much revelling, and rampant romancing. And, if that’s what you want on holiday, I expect there’s a lot of it to be found there – although the … read more

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

Plump and homely, Ella Fitzgerald wasn’t beautiful. Nor did she wear sexy, clingy outfits that flaunted her thighs and curves. And, never one to submit to confessional interviews, what love-life she had wasn’t ever made a matter for public discussion, … read more

Our Phony World

Professional footballers up and down the country did what they are paid to do over the weekend. They tried to score goals, and when some of them succeeded their various team mates rushed to engulf them in euphoric tangles of … read more

That Sgt Pepper Cover, 2012 Version

That Sgt Pepper Cover, 2012 Version

Daily Mail April 3, 2012

When the Beatles’ album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album was released in 1967 at the very height of their fame, it was a wonder of its age – and not only for its … read more