Author Archives: David Robinson

Impeccable Timing

The big news of the week is that Google will no longer support Huawei android technology. I don’t know all the ins and outs of the argument, except that the Chinese company is accused of spying. Sounds like the kettle … Continue reading

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The Dark Side

  I’m best known for my light-hearted work, series like the ever-popular Sanford 3rd Age Club Mysteries. But there’s a darker side to me, one that looks into the deepest evil men (and women) can perpetrate upon their fellows. Some … Continue reading

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TTSS

I spent last night watching Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, the 2011 movie with Gary Oldman. Excellent film. But I have the original 1979 BBC, Alec Guinness serial on DVD, and after watching the Oldman effort, I had to watch that. … Continue reading

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Breakthrough

This is a follow-up post to the video I put up on several Facebook locations earlier today. I describe here exactly what happened, and before I move on, you need to be aware that I pull no punches. Some of … Continue reading

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My Little Angel

In April 2017, my daughter, Angela Gates, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of motor neurone disease known as progressive bulbar palsy. The life expectancy from diagnosis is between six months and two years. Despite the unexpected trauma, Angela greeted … Continue reading

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Hello Ena

Did you know that today is Hello Ena… well, most people pronounce it Hello Een, but I’ve never heard of anyone with named Een, so I think they must mean Ena. It coincides with the 2nd day of the Crooked … Continue reading

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Facebook Live 30th October 2018 Halloween

I’ll be running weekly FB live sessions every Tuesday. Pure daft. Enjoy.  

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Off, I have never been so…

It’s 8 months to the day since my last post, so grab yourself a cup of tea and pin your lugholes back: I’ve a lot to tell you. A couple of weeks back my car napped it. Fuel pump shot. … Continue reading

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And a Merry Christmas to You Too

It’s Christmas Eve.   People ask why I don’t like Christmas. I could reel out a string of reasons long enough to knit you a yuletide pullover, but here are a couple of the more poignant ones. Thirty years ago … Continue reading

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And That’s Another One On Its Way

In amongst the furore of Christmas approaching with all the doom-laden inevitability of another rise in gas and electricity prices, yesterday saw the release of Sanford 3rd Age Club Mystery #16, The Squire’s Lodge Murders. It’s hard to imagine that … Continue reading

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