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A STRANGER SAVED MY LIFE

I have a hereditary kidney disease: Polycystic Kidney Disease. I’ve long known that renal failure and dialysis were inevitable. The decline began in my early sixties and by my late 60s I was on dialysis, which I’ve been doing for the last four years. All the while I...

THE CALM BEFORE …

  So how are you feeling? Are you breathing a little easier now that Biden is President? Or do you, like me, have a niggling doubt about his age and worry what might happen if he were to suddenly fall off the twig? How will 73 million Trump supporters feel if...

IT’S MY BIRTHDAY. HERE’S YOUR GIFT.

I’ve always tried to adapt to change. I’d see new waves forming and, whenever possible, endeavour to ride them with something approaching aplomb. Change is inevitable, I’d tell myself, adapt or get left behind. It was an approach that served me well for many years...

Be.

I recently wrote a song entitled ‘Be’. (Also known as Tommy’s Song for reasons I won’t go into here). The message of the song is that we should all try to live in the moment. To just … Be. I try to do that I really do. I try to accept change, go with the flow, take...

MUSIC WITH PICTURES

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeQy18I-8fNwizh8w5JKMlg Yesterday when I was young and my music was regularly riding the airwaves, one thing was missing — pictures. Even as the world was moving into the MTV age no cameras were ever pointed my way. While it’s...