A Portable Laboratory (R13+)


I was in the course of writing this Glob when I heard of the death of my mate Ed Percival (of Shirlaws); it would have appealed to him: we were such different kettles of fish – there must have been some special something-or-other that ensured our great success as a team of two running NLP […]

THE ENEMY WITHOUT (R12+)


National Service Nearly sixty years ago I was privileged (I suppose I was…) to undertake so-called ‘National Service’. One of its many personal beneficial outcomes, absolutely no doubt unintended, was to have me choose to be a convert to life-long pacifism. For twenty-four months I lived in the Sergeants’ Mess of 9TRRE Camp, Farnborough, Hampshire […]