My wife is Bulgarian, and she decided that this year we should go to her home country.  Bulgaria. Beware of taxi drivers though.  (As well as trying to rip us off – the details of which I’lll not bore you with.  Our taxi driver decided to play Bulgarian Roulette with our lives. As Obzor, a […]

While the potential cost of getting the loft converted continues to escalate into silly amounts of money (though I’m not laughing) my poor son (aged five) is getting heaps of homework from school.  He needs to read every day, go on some weird new learning website regularly, write stuff, do maths, etc.  Basically, all work […]

Right then, which do you prefer – six inches or seven inches?   Or perhaps to you size does not matter.  It matters to some though, and I suppose with hind sight I can’t blame them.  “It’s just not big enough, David,” someone said to me recently, and I have to concede to this inadequacy. Let […]

Hurrah!  We’ve finally managed to gain the rights to An Inspector Calls, and Amazon are now selling the Annotation-Friendly and Dyslexia-Friendly editions.  If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know this has been going on (and on and on) for something close to an eternity.  I’ve just been shouting about this in that crowded, noisy room called […]

Here I am minding my own business when – drip, drip, drip.  I notice that the flat roof of my office (really an upstairs room) has started leaking.  I tell my wife the bad news.  I put a bucket under the leak.  I call a roofer.  My wife then shows me the porch has also […]

Look!  We’re at number 1 in the “Secondary Education” category on Amazon!  Which means the book is selling almost three copies a century, but it’s still more than the 99 other books on this chart.  We’re also working on a brand new cover for this book.  I’ll post the cover in the next blog if, […]

Questions from my son I have young son, who asks somewhere in the region of 235963489732 questions a day.  As some of them are very odd I thought I’d share some with you: Dad – What was the third egg you ever ate? Do trains sometimes have races with tigers? Do pigeons have their own […]