Tony Hancock

On Growing Older Gracefully

The sudden appearance of Ray Davies at the closing ceremony of the Olympics probably frightened the life out of Britain’s children, making them running behind their sofas in tears. The head Kink had morphed into a cross between the Childcatcher and Mad King Ludwig of Bavaria, his orange hair swept in a gravity-defying tonsure around […]


A sweet story in the news today about a yacht called Titanic sinking in the Caribbean. Three crew were rescued after one of them dialled from memory the number of a pal in Wales who serves as a volunteer on the local lifeboat. With their yacht listing badly, short of power and too far from […]