As I fly towards my dotage at the speed of light, I seem to have gathered another anniversary of my emergence on this planet.
Sorry folks, I'm going to watch, Saving Mr Banks, this evening and will probably be back too late to do Bike.
I went to see Philomena, starring Judy Dench and Steve Coogan, based upon the book written by Martin Sixsmith about an Irishwoman's search for her son who was taken from her when he was a toddler and
Could Carmen Carrera become the first post op transsexual supermodel, and will she be modelling for Victoria's Secret?
As we speed towards episode 2200 of Bike, do I detect people are getting bored with it?
Following the German legislation about intersex babies having the option of no sex recorded on the birth certificate, this intersex woman who is also a therapist calls for more legislation in Europe.
To my dear friend, Annie Galliver, and all round good egg who completes her sixth decade today.
We have had a series of power cuts here, which after working a twelve hour day did little for my temper. It also caused the computer to go down three times.
Sorry folks, the day has caught up with me and I just don't have time to write an episode tonight, hopefully normal service will resume tomorrow.
Results of which of my serials you'd like me to write a new episode is - Totally Insane.
I will therefore endeavour to produce one of these in the next couple or so weeks.
It would appear that the Gulf States Cooperative Council are considering a Kuwaiti proposal to carry out sex tests on immigrants wishing to work there with the intention of preventing entry by transge
In a blatant attempt to double the number of my readers to four, and still basking in the afterglow of completing SNAFU - at least in its first version (I want to do a full edit when I have time)- I'm
I had loads I could have done today, from mowing grass to doing laundry to riding my bike. I was too tired or lazy to do any of them.
It was good to meet up with Mads and the rest of the crew on Friday evening for dinner at a very reasonably priced carvery to fortify us for the stresses of the next two days.
Life seems to be intent on stopping me from having any time to myself, which is when I write as well as sleep, eat and poo - okay, TMI.
I had the day off and drove over the county border into Devon. The reason for my quest - see below.
No one ever suggested that it was easy being a writer, though I always thought on BC it was easier than most places because of the friendly atmosphere. I'm not so sure anymore.
I don't believe in muses, writing is a cerebral thing and it's something I've always done.
Has anyone heard or seen anything of my compatriots, Alys and Ceri?
A blog on the Guardian based upon an article in the NY Times. I hope this is one trend that doesn't cross the pond, it's plain stupid and the parents should be prosecuted, it's tantamount to abuse.
Especially interesting because it's the number of kudos I appear to have in my account.
Got lumbered with a long phone call from my needy friend and haven't got time to do Bike tonight. Hopefully tomorrow will be easier.
We're probably having more new material every day than ever before, so it's easy for earlier works to be forgotten.
We're approaching 2100 episodes of Bike and I thought I'd better ask the readers if they want me to continue.
A BBC4 film about the thespian couple who loved each other but couldn't live together. It was very well performed by Dominic West as Richard Burton and Helena Bonham-Carter as Liz Taylor.
I think it's worth reminding people that there are some cracking stories on this site in the archives, both stand alones and serials.
On account of my 27th anniversary of changing my lifestyle and everything else, and for the ensuing sixth birthday of Bike on Tuesday.
Sorry, I'm entertaining a visitor and we went out for a long walk this evening - it was delightful, but by the time we got back I was late starting Bike and keep falling asleep as I try and write it.