News Of My Demise Is Greatly Exagerrated….

News Of My Demise Is Greatly Exagerrated….

I think that it was the late and great comedian Spike Milligan who famously had carved on his tombstone, the immortal lines. ‘See I told You I Did Not Feel Well”. I always found Spike extremely funny and had read all his books and poems by the age of about 14, he had...
The Demise Of the High Street…

The Demise Of the High Street…

As ever I find myself indebted to the guru that is the one and only Mr Chris Cheek who has recently revealed that a staggering one third of bus passengers are no longer going to the shops to make their purchases. Over the last ten years the traditional high street has...
Straight Outa Compton..Or Is That Clent…

Straight Outa Compton..Or Is That Clent…

One of the joys of having cancer is you never quite know what experience you are going to enjoy next. Don’t get me wrong some are simply ghastly. I will not go into detail but when you own a storma bag, you never quite know what is going to happen next. Nine times out...
Slipping Off This Mortal Coil..

Slipping Off This Mortal Coil..

One of the things that happens when you get diagnosed with a life threatening illness like cancer, is that you quite rightly begin to question not just your own mortality, but maybe equally important what really is important in both life and beyond. Do not get me...
The Joy Of A Hat, First Impressions…

The Joy Of A Hat, First Impressions…

I was reflecting the other day on the start of my career in the bus industry, it started in 1983, I recall reporting for duty at the rather grand head office of the West Yorkshire Road Car Company. The training office was located adjacent to the Stray, the name given...