Pandora’s Box

Right enough of this literary nonsense – Shakespeare? Dickens? Lazy freeloading word shufflers, that’s what I’ve always said. We couldn’t ride a poem to the moon, or refine oil with a novella, or build a hovercraft out of alliteration. Words are for wimps, for those who are not tough enough to […]

Plants Against Crime

Sound trumpets and beat the great war drum! Stop all the clocks and hold the press! Wave flags, raise hands and slap bottoms! This May I fight my debut fight in The Chelsea Battledome. For a tender young shoot of a gardener this is a momentous day – typing this […]