Colonel Blink

I Am Now Bionic

  Hattie Jacques: ‘Reading again, eh? You’ll hurt your eyes, you will.’ Tony Hancock: ‘I’ll hurt yours in a minute.’ Like people in most other careers, writers suffer from occupational injuries. Mainly they have lousy eyesight, poor social skills and bad posture. The second and third are solved by getting out more and taking exercise […]

Bryant & May & Me

Yesterday I finished next year’s Bryant & May novel (I have a little tidying up to do, but basically it’s done). I’d been putting in an insane number of hours on the book. I needed to end it then because I was due to have an eye operation, after enduring months of rapidly deteriorating vision […]