Musings From The Padded Cell

A Long Weekend At The Scruffy

“Must Get Out More.”

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The F*ck It Society

"Courage is fire and bullying is smoke." Benjamin Disraeli … [Continue reading]

Why So Shy Lord Patel?

Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organises hatred. Jacques Barzun This article appears in the July edition of The Trumpit. I have written it as carefully as I can to avoid those too lazy and ignorant to instantly … [Continue reading]

JB Gets Married

"When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife." Prince Phillip … [Continue reading]

One Wheel On My Wagon

“Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.” Charles M. Schulz Another blast from the past here with Chapter 16 from Fifty Not Out the third in my trilogy that somehow failed to take the world by storm. Four … [Continue reading]

How To Commit Career Suicide

Immersed as I have been in The Trumpit for the last few weeks, it's time to take a leaf out of the BBC's book and rehash a few old repeats from the archives. Perhaps you've never read my books - few have - so here is Ch.22 entitled "Dead Man … [Continue reading]

How I Found The Scruffy

This article is in the revamped Trumpit magazine which will be out early next week at various outlets around Idle and Thackley. Plus my mum will have loads too! … [Continue reading]

Barney And The Prickly Bush

“In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.” Friedrich Nietzsche … [Continue reading]

The Return Of Horace

“The only good thing about that decision, Gatt, is that I'll get tea before you.” Graham Gooch, ex-England captain reflects stoically on a poor umpiring decision. … [Continue reading]

Sky Makes Bid For The Trumpit!

"From the beginning on, newspapers have prospered for one reason: giving readers the news that they want." Rupert Murdoch A brief one this week as I separated out my latest rant at the social engineers and do-gooders screwing up the game of … [Continue reading]