Live and Let Die

The other week, I had the pleasure of attending a funeral. That’s right, I said it was a pleasure. In fact, it’s hard to think of it as a funeral really. It was a celebration of a life lived. A lot of tosh can be said at funerals. It always amazes me how wonderful...

The Greatest Gift…

Twenty-nine years ago, Band Aid had the Christmas number one in the UK and, naturally, it’s had a lot of airplay over the last few weeks.  Do They Know It’s Christmas has become a traditional part of the season, though its original purpose was to provide support to...