Another day, another book signing – this time in the New Forest. We set off from Banbury having spent the night in the Horse & Groom in the village of Milcombe. Carolyn and I agree that it’s one of the nicest places we’ve ever stayed at. We’re already...
When I was General Secretary of the CWU Banbury meant only one thing to me, and it wasn’t Banbury Cross or any other aspect of this pretty Oxfordshire market town. Banbury meant Elaine Cooke, a telephonist and local Union rep who was a colleague on the Union’s...
This photograph of me in splendid isolation was taken on the spacious stage of the Palace Theatre in Newark. As can be seen from the lavish curtains, this is a glorious theatre, one of the best I’ve seen, restored to it’s original Victorian splendour by the local...
If you have never heard the music of Colin MacIntyre do yourself a favour and check it out straight away. I bought the first album he made as Mull Historical Society 15 years ago and have played it constantly since. Subsequent albums as MHS and under his own name have...
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