Have you ever felt as if your life is just one long tread-mill? Emails, smart phones, computers…on and on and on? Oh, if only you could go back in time, to a place where life was simple, uncomplicated. Down on the farm, for example, feeding baby lambs, riding ponies, walking in the fields, letting the […]
Invited to do a talk on ‘Life Begins at Fifty’ last night at Hamsterley WI, which was quite a challenge ‘cos I was feeling a bit grotty. However, it made it all worth while when a lovely lady at the front said afterwards, ‘Well, it seems as if you encountered lots of challenges. In fact, […]
Gap years are a waste of time! So says advertising tycoon Sir Martin Sorrell in a recent newspaper article. He thinks a ‘structured programme working for a business could prove more useful’ and that a gap year should be ‘much more organised’ and that if students teach in a foreign country for some of their […]
Last week, I was invited to attend a celebration of World Book Day with another 17 authors at the magnificent Crewe Hall with all it’s architectural splendour. As we chatted over coffee and tea in the small Conference Room before the start, I remember thinking, ‘Oh this is nice, just a room full of […]
I’m at it again! Speaking that is! I’m giving a talk about Life Begins at Fifty at 7.00pm tomorrow evening in the Art Gallery at Darlington Library. Be there or be square!
Very excited! Tomorrow I’m going to be interviewed on the radio about ‘Life Begins at Fifty’ by Anna Foster on BBC Newcastle (95.4 FM) at 10am…and then by Mike Parr at BBC Tees (95FM) at 10.30am! I’ve got a good face for radio!!!
If you’d like to hear me chatting away to John Foster on BBC Tees radio about my world trip, then please click here PLEASE NOTE: You need to set the time to 2.09pm! It was great fun!
Talking about my book, ‘Life begins at Fifty’ on BBC Tees radio (95.0 and 95.8 FM) with John Foster at 2pm on 10 April 2015! Hope you can tune in for what is bound to be a really fun afternoon! Can’t wait!