Author Archives: David Robinson

Out

Today’s the day. Thursday comes round once a week. Releases in The Sanford 3rd Age Club Mystery series only come round once a flood and today just happens to be the day when a new one comes out. Yes, as … Continue reading

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Slow, Slow, Quick, Quick… Quick

Things are happening at breakneck speed. The trouble is, at my time of life, I’m no longer built for speed. To look at me now, short, fat (I’ve never been politically correct) permanently out of breath, you’d never believe I … Continue reading

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Hammer, Tongs and a Sore Throat

  I haven’t put up any of my world-famous videos recently. Well, I say world-famous, there’s a bloke in Mogadishu who comments on them regularly, but I don’t know what he’s saying cos I don’t understand the language he writes … Continue reading

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Blackpool, Saccharin & Baffling Books

You must have heard the old saying: all work and no play makes a man healthy, wealthy and too tired to spend any of his money. Something like that, anyway. Well, I’ve been working seriously hard these last few weeks, … Continue reading

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Just Like Buses

The Sanford 3rd Age Club Mysteries are a bit like buses. You wait ages for one and two come along at the same time… or very nearly the same time. Peril in Palmanova is on pre-order in advance of the … Continue reading

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Shutting One’s Trap, Opening One’s Ears

They say you should never reveal a lady’s age. Today is my first wife’s birthday and she 67 years old. We’ve been divorced 40 years, so how come I remember her birthday? Well, you tend to remember the important events … Continue reading

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A Worrying Time

Like many people in this world, I read of the appalling atrocity in Las Vegas yesterday and my thoughts are with those who lost loved ones, and the multitude of injured caught up in this senseless attack. We were especially … Continue reading

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We’re Back

Home again from our travels. Mablethorpe was its usual thrill-fest. While we were there, the traffic lights changed, drawing a massive roar from the crowd… all thirteen of them, fifteen if you count me and the missus. In fact, it … Continue reading

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A Few Days Away

It’s that time again when the Robinsons are off on their travels, toddling off to Skegness (Mablethorpe actually, but no one admits to going to Mablethorpe) for a few days. After a stressful summer during which we lost our beloved … Continue reading

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Rainy Days & Brighter News

Monday morning, again. I’ve been retired for a good few years now, and I still get that Monday morning feeling… Even on a Thursday. It’s worse on Mondays especially when the weather is as bad as today. It’s absolutely hammering … Continue reading

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