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...

Tree of the Day out of the rear window of a fast car. I was in the front. Not driving. ...

It’s the sun wot wins it for today’s Tree of the Day …. Whose value is now greater than the paper of that name ...

Strange one for Tree of the Day. The thing is I have been stuck in front of the 📺 all pm watching ⚽️ and when I was out on my 🚴 this morning I forgot my 📱 amazingly (v rare event) so I am going for the Ham and High Tree of the Week as my Tree of the Day. Yes they do a TotW! Further proof in the merit of my Tree Olympics idea - they can be media partner!! Amazing tree. Now back to the ⚽️ ...

Every word @dailymirror ...

If you want to read more about our recent trip to the North Coast of Scotland the @dailymirror asked me to write a piece extolling its virtues. LINK IN BIO for our travelogue and some stunning landscape photos. (and my post-swim cold look while @therealfionamillar just looks cool). With thanks to @victoriapaynetravel who helped Fiona plan the trip and keep it a total secret from me till we got there. ...

Just a few of the thousands of lies and false promises made by the Brexit Liars and Charlatans five years ago and since. The front cover illustration for my @theneweuropean column this week. These people really do deserve a very special place in Hell ...

Brilliant achievement for a brilliant film. ...

Thank you @hamandhigh for hosting excellent mental health summit and for inviting @therealfionamillar and me to speak at it. Here is a pic of the paper coverage and if you want to hear the full event with editor André Langlois asking the questions go to link in bio. Shame that Fiona and I were not in the same room. Not sure she would have let me wear that woollen waistcoat ! ...

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