Never Underestimate The Power Of The Tap…

Never Underestimate The Power Of The Tap…

I think it is only human to want to feel as though we belong to something, it might be country, a religion, a sect, a football team, (to some the last three are in fact the same). It is almost a primeval part of that awkwardness that we all feel when we walk into an...
Life Is A Rollercoaster, Just Got To Ride It…

Life Is A Rollercoaster, Just Got To Ride It…

To recall the classic pop dittie from the hero that is Ronan Keeting, one time frontman of manufactured boy band Boyzone, yes the five piece were assembled Lego style by Louise Walsh, long term judge on Simon Cowell’s X Factor,( whatever happened to that I ask...
The Noble But Tricky Art Of Writing…Stuff

The Noble But Tricky Art Of Writing…Stuff

I have been a very fortunate old Hector, in many ways ( For those of you old enough to remember Hectors House children’s TV show back in the seventies). In that my strange and wonderful career has allowed me to do so many varied and divers things. Of all the many...
The Great Gift Of Comedy

The Great Gift Of Comedy

When I started off the process of training to be a stand up comedian to raise money for cancer research UK, I had not really given much thought to what it is that actually has to be done to make people laugh. And by people, what I am talking about is a group of...
More Things In Heaven And Earth Horatio…

More Things In Heaven And Earth Horatio…

I have always been, if the truth be told a bit of a cynical old Hector, as the classic seventies kids show used to proclaim. Now I do not know about you my dear reader chum but I have to confess that I have never been as far as I am aware someone who has ever...
Rugby World Cup; Swing Low Sweet Chariot…

Rugby World Cup; Swing Low Sweet Chariot…

So, I cant believe it from nowhere the rugby World Cup is upon us from the land of Cherry Blossoms and unfettered courtesy and impeccable good manners. I talk of course of the land of the rising sun, Japan. Domo Arigato (as they say in Japan, or thank you very much)...