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...

Mmm. I may have been hasty in selecting Tree of the Day winners from Watford bus stops today. I am now some way away from there and this is my view right now. Incredible! Like a painting even on an iPhone!! Free signed copy my next book Living Better for the closest guess to where I am. ...

Thank you @tortoise for giving me space for 9000 words to talk about mental health in lockdown, mine and that of people like @damekellyholmes and others from sport, politics and culture. Above all thanks for using this picture and so reminding me of this wonderful moment ..... it’s 💓 ...

Sometimes, because of shape, setting and scene, a dead tree can win Tree of the Day, like this poor old sycamore in Notts. #TotD ...

This useless bloody government can’t even put an apostrophe in its own name ...

A month or so ago, you may remember, I was so depressed I could barely speak. Today I am pretty sure this particular cloud has lifted. Here is one of the reasons why @kennedyfitldn ...

This is quite weird. And heaven knows why they use those silly bubble machines. Bardsley burst one with a nice little headbutt. A bubble not a machine ...

The gaffer is in the building. Can definitely hear him .... #whubur ...

I may have been a bit hasty with Tree of the Day from Watford bus stops. I am now some way from there and this is my current view. Like a painting and so many wonderful trees. Free signed copy of Living Better for the closest guess to where it is. Go!!

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