Yearly Archives: 2013

ON BABIES

I don’t dislike babies in fact the older I get the more I am drawn to them – the safety factor no doubt – that & the hand-back-fast facility. But in the last weeks I have found the birth of … Continue reading

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‘A Blues for Shindig’ live reading by Nina Ludovica Smith

An extract of my book ‘A Blues for Shindig’ recorded in 2010 ‘New Leaf Blues’

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FAMILY AFFAIR

Recently my granddaughter phoned me to ask if I would like to attend the graduation of her brother. Sounds normal enough – but until a few days before I had no idea that I had grandchildren and when I was … Continue reading

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ON GIVING UP THE BOOZE (RELUCTANTLY)

Please believe me when I tell you that there was absolutely no puritanical intent in this move and it may not be forever. This radical change came about because while in Cuba I guzzled a bottle of rum and Coca … Continue reading

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Random TV

Channel Four Monday night indiscriminate TV watching On Monday night I came home from London at ten having watched a superb sunset on my way down to Southampton. I was in great form and I decided to forego East Enders … Continue reading

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