"If you'd asked me at 20 where I expected to be 30 years later, I'd probably have said deep-sea diving on Europa; my friends placed bets on Hendon Crematorium. Instead of either of these eventualities, however, I am here: a mile down the road from the old Archway squat, older, wider, with two books on the shelf, two kids on the verge of adolescence, one remaining friend I barely see, and piles..."
Just had the first in what I'm hoping will be a regular blog published by The Independent. They are open to my writing a regular slot, so long as this first one does "well" - i.e., plenty of comments, likes or, if you aren't up to that, shares. I'd really appreciate any help.
While I'm on, the blog mentions my two new books - both available now in paperback and Kindle. "Kidology: the pre-cretinous era" is a comedy, yours for just four quid on Kindle, and you can read samples at: