Author: Dick Morris

May 11, 2017 Dick Morris

Bonkers. My father was a GWR engine driver of the old school, and said when the railways were nationalised after the war the whole system went downhill, with loads of ballast dumped because nobody cared about the cost, and massive waste.,

May 10, 2017 Dick Morris

Actually, it’s a top-up. I tried to buy more of these earlier in the year when they issued more shares but wasn’t able to do so. Since the company is a VCT, any purchase of newly issued shares can be counted against income tax. I had to buy in the market. Consequently, I shall not…

May 2, 2017 Dick Morris

  Until a few years ago, I had not even heard of this hotel: it was a TV programme based on the home movies of the film actor Dirk Bogarde  that alerted me to it. Bogarde said he always stayed at the Connaught when in London, and so I determined to check it out, sometime, along with…

May 1, 2017 Dick Morris

Just a short trip to get away from the computer and the routine. I stayed at The Connaught hotel in Mayfair for the first time (I shall write more about this hotel later), and can highly recommend it. And I spent half a day, probably more, in Harrods, and had a fish and chip lunch there,…

April 11, 2017 Dick Morris

Everyone has one book inside them, so the saying goes. And, generally, this is assumed to be a novel. This is, I suppose, because a novel is entirely fictitious, and comes from the imagination, and most people, certainly by the age of maturity, have had enough experiences, and have enough memories, to enable them to…

April 11, 2017 Dick Morris

Part One My Preferred Method   Everybody has a book inside them, so the saying goes, and most of these books will be novels. This is because everybody has at least a little imagination, and everybody has had experiences they can use in the story and has met a variety of people they can base…

April 10, 2017 Dick Morris

I’ve been chatting to Carla about 2089, and she tells me this is how she would describe the novel in two words. The message of the story, which I think is the main point of the book, is of secondary importance to her, it seems.