Blogs

  • Our Ages of Insecurity

    Our Ages of Insecurity

    6th February 2015

    Many years ago, I asked my younger daughter, then at primary school, what she thought about…

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  • New column: Age of insecurity

    New column: Age of insecurity

    18th December 2014

    The enemy of insecurity is confidence, a commodity in short supply these days. Prospects of secure,…

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  • Whither & Why: Happy Birthday Mr Gurney

    Whither & Why: Happy Birthday Mr Gurney

    5th December 2014

    From the [REDACTED] of Gerald Honk, Esq My dear brother Christopher, I hope this letter finds…

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  • Marooned on Coquet Island

    Marooned on Coquet Island

    3rd December 2014

    “Worse things happen at sea” A rather unexpected turn of events this autumn resulted in site…

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  • Our age of insecurity – part 3

    Our age of insecurity – part 3

    21st October 2014

    The six and a half million carers, of all ages, who look after relatives and others,…

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  • Ray King obituary in The Independent

    Ray King obituary in The Independent

    14th October 2014

    There was a lovely article on the late Ray King in a recent edition of The…

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  • Our age of insecurity – part 2

    Our age of insecurity – part 2

    12th September 2014

    There are no easy answers to our present condition. By definition insecurity is a personal feeling….

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  • Goalkeeper Ray King dies aged 89

    Goalkeeper Ray King dies aged 89

    21st July 2014

    It is with tremendous sadness that I have to tell you and all the Ambler community…

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  • Our age of insecurity

    Our age of insecurity

    18th July 2014

    Few things sadden former teachers more than the present state of our schools.  In an age…

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  • Ray King: Newcastle v Sunderland and troops on the streets

    Ray King: Newcastle v Sunderland and troops on the streets

    18th July 2014

    With another football season over, all eyes will be focused on the World Cup in Brazil….

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