Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Colour Purple – Royal Flush of Spring

Since my altercation between a horse and a hard place just over a month ago, my horizons – and my energies – have been strictly limited.  But at last the leg is starting to heal and even if I can’t get up to much … Continue reading

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From a Distance

Sometimes it seems that writing a blog is akin to ploughing a lonely furrow, but then someone out there gets in touch and you find you think the same way about certain things, even if they’re half a world away, and … Continue reading

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The Battle of Broken Knee – Part 2: The Optimist Strikes Back

It’s about time I got back to picking a soundtrack for the latest post and what else could it be but Ian Dury and the Blockheads’, “Reasons to be Cheerful” – just groovy and grubby enough not to be too Pollyanna-ish!  … Continue reading

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