One man’s life, from the Second World War till the climate changed. It is not an endless catalogue of dreary detail but a series of episodes, turning points and major events, his Greatest Hits and calamitous Misses. It is honest, explicit, sometimes shocking, occasionally harrowing, but also a story of love. It touches on, alphabetically, abuse, an affair, academia, arson, crime, detention, football, George Harrison, heartbreak, illness, Kosovo, Romania & Spain, love, murder, politics and protest, racism, religion, rock music, sex, the Special Branch, stand-up, tragedy, a trial, The Two Degrees, udarnik, the US and Wales; and much else besides. Dull it ain’t. Written originally as blogs it is configured as bite-size chunks of 2-5 pages, perfect for the beach or the rainy holiday.