STEPHEN FRY: WHAT I WISH I’D KNOWN WHEN I WAS 18

Mr Fry constantly amazes me as he seems to be the only person I ever hear nowadays whose pronouncements, wisdom, humour and outright common senseĀ  constantly makes me nod in agreement, and occasionally sit upright in shocked awareness , as I learn something that I’d never before realised … and at my age, that really is a surprise
Stephen Fry … nearest thing I have to a hero … makes me smile when I imagine what a dinner party with Stephen Fry, Frank Zappa, Emilie du Chatelet, George Carlin, John Pilger, Charlie Chaplin, and Maya Angelou would be like .
Me? … I’d be the waiter!!

June

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A sunny day, at last, on Friday … the garden hasn’t quite recovered from that fierce winter assault, but Maggi and I have worked to effect a repair … and then I cooked my first barbie of this summer, and wined & dined m’lady in the blistering, hotĀ  sun, al fresco … and as I chilled out, this was my view