Posts filed under: Musings

Hey – That’s some way to say goodbye!!!

Well not exactly, it’s NOT really goodbye I’m afraid, even though I am sure that there are some  who might be glad to see the back of moi! I am actually only off for a six week adventure to the... Read More


Did you know that here are approximately 38,000 known species of spiders and that Scientists believe there are an equal number to this yet to be discovered? That spiders are found on every continent with the exception Antarctica? An estimated... Read More

The Leading Man!

I recently (and most respectfully) suggested that Dame Judi Dench refer/defer!!! to her “Chap” as her “Hero”, since she really does not feel that she relates to terms such as “My partner” or “My better half” – and I can... Read More

Princess Diana – Her light is UNDIMINISHED.

Twenty years on, the magic of Diana, Princess of Hearts and her influence on ordinary people shows absolutely no signs of abating. Glancing back on the numerous Royal family members that we have been ‘subject’ to in Britain, it is... Read More

All or Nuffink Mates!

A great little musical about sixties icons The Small Faces has been playing to sell out audiences at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, and is about to go on a nationwide tour this coming autumn. This excellent show was written by Carol... Read More

Should Carnival be moved elsewhere?

No F***ING  WAY MATE! It has been suggested by the recently appointed Minister for London  Greg Hands, that the Notting Hill Carnival  which was founded by Trinidadian born journalist and activist Claudia Jones way back in 1958, be moved. What????... Read More

Have the hippies won then?

It depends on you point of view, but one thing is for sure, there are now “officially” more than half a million vegans in Britain would you believe? Research by Mintel has found that nearly fifty percent of Britons have... Read More

Don’t Mess With Croydon. – OK!

  Now, some exciting news which is not about original songs this time (unless you want it to be of course!) – For the first time ever this year’s Mayor of Croydon Civic Awards has a category just for Don’t Mess With Croydon:... Read More


Sheeran  that is not Miliband erstwhile Labour Party leader 0r Grundy (amiable simpleton of Archers fame) who after such a meteoric rise to stardom is now one of the most steamed musicians on the digital music service. At the age... Read More

Shania Reveals Secret about Mr P!

For almost two decades fans and followers of songwriter and country music star Shania Twain , have scratched their heads as to the meaning of her 1997 smash hit “That Don’t Impress Me Much”. Twain recently revealed to her audience at... Read More