The Queen – Lying in State

Fame / 16th September, 2022

I heard the queen was unwell on Thursday 8th September – a day after ceremonially handing over power to Liz Truss the new PM at Balmoral  – I felt surely this was just a precaution especially after Jubilee celebrations, where she restricted her appearances, so was stunned and shocked when it was all over …More»

Breathtaking – When 2 Giants Meet.

Fame / 14th July, 2019

Wimbledon Mens Finals 2019. Sunday 14th July

Lucky us.

Well, what a final an absolute master class provided by the 2 most aggressive players ever seen on grass in any generation. Impossible to write the script, just a shade under 5 hours and 5 sets later, with match points on the way before a …More»

Saucer Spinning

Fame / 21st January, 2018

Nick Mason perked up a dreary January night in Stowmarket with an interview session at the Peel Centre.

He spoke well, many playful anecdotes delivered with a dry wit. He hinted that stardom really fell upon them – he dropped out of university (training to be an architect) and after only 15 or so …More»

Life on Mars – RIP

Fame / 11th January, 2016

I woke to the news on Radio 5 just before 7am that David Bowie had died.

Difficult to believe the news – his music was always around us even though he preferred the quiet life and privacy of Switzerland.

I grew up with a close friend and namesake who bought any Bowie material that was …More»