Tag Archives: Newsnight

Fresh Lonely Air In Manchester – Part 3

After the bomb in central Manchester interrupted my advent into the city of my birth, I have settled down to write.  What would have been a blog about finally coming to grips with my grief in the city where we courted and raised our family, is now an episodic story in many parts as I slowly try and come to… (more…)

Alice McAlpine, A Roguish Man.

My lovely wife of nearly forty years summed it up fairly well yesterday evening when, after listening to the idiot ambulance chasing solicitor, Andrew Reid on News At One on BBC Radio 4, said “I think the world has gone friggin’ mad”.  Now Helen, as that is who it is who has shared my life these past few decades, does… (more…)