New website, new look, new book, New European, new and old battles to fight

OK, I’ve listened. I’ve listened to people like the wonderfully named James Ski, who stood up at a mental health event I was speaking at, and said ‘I’m a big fan, but your website’s shit.’ His considered advice was that it was old-fashioned and hard to use...

My film on the Mail – and why it is good for the soul to rip it up

I know, I know, I am almost sixty years old, a grown man even  ... and yes, if my Mum was still alive, she'd say 'tut, tut, Alastair, why are you bothering to make a film about that silly man from the Daily Mail that most people have never heard of, and none but his...

You’ll enjoy this one I think. LINK IN BIO. @scaramucci on his fights with Trump and me on my fight with a litter lout who called me old. Before I met The Mooch I just thought he was a right wing shill but he is very smart, very honest about his failings, and an acute observer on the political scene. Plus his Mum loves my book on depression. ...

This week’s @theneweuropean front cover on my piece on Macron and why his battle v Le Pen matters well beyond the borders of France. Will post link when I get but meanwhile strongly recommend you subscribe to this paper - it does proper journalism as used to be practised by the many not the few !! ...

Tree of the Day. ...

Not left the house today so my Tree of the Day is actually a tree of yesterday. But I suspect it has not changed much in 24 hours. It is in the park across from @spursofficial ground. It made me think of Son and Kane. Son the top bit all graceful and uncatchable, Kane the bottom strong and solid and so dominant. Hate playing those two. ...

Fabulous stadium. But football not football without fans. If you want proper biased commentary watch @skysports but listen to me and the Burnley David Coleman on Clarets plus. First 30 days free (ie today!) ...

Finally wrestled @nickyaacampbell book from @fiona_millar2158 Mum. Vg on mental health and emotional power of dogs. Ps I am on his BBC1 Big Questions show shortly talking about UK relationship with alcohol. Also on @soberistas and @mrcalumbest ...

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