A Fishy Tale

A Fishy Tale is the title of a short sketch I have written. inspired by recent events. You might like to compare it with my two previous forays into this genre. Carry on Prime Minister and Och Aye! First Minister. Any comments would be welcome. A FISHY TALE Prime...

Old Money will be free from tomorrow

Old Money? What old money? Old Money is the second novel in my series Accounting for Murder. It is free on Kindle as an e-book from tomorrow, Saturday 8th May for five days, to Wednesday 12th. So too is Double Entry, the first in the series. I want to let you read...

Och Aye, First Minister

Och Aye what? Och Aye First Minister is my contribution to tomorrows Scottish Elections, just so I’m being evenhanded, having written Carry On Prime Minister recently! Ken Dodd once said he kept trying to give up doing political jokes¬† “But they do such...

Carry On Prime Minister

Why Carry On? Carry On occurred to me while I have been trying to write something about the present state of politics. The other idea I had was based on Yes Prime Minister. I combined the two and the result is here. I have been finding it difficult to outdo actual...

The Russians, Our Allies

When were the Russians our Allies? The Russians were our allies in both World Wars. There is an account of an incident involving some of them in the diary of my father-in-law, Bert Mathers, covering his time as a prisoner of war. I published the whole diary recently,...