From the moment, as a young boy, after closing the final page of “The Red Pony” , I was hooked on Steinbeck. Today, he is one of the few authors I go back to for pure re-reading enjoyment. (As Zappa said – too many books, too little time – or something like it.) The Monterey… Continue reading ‘Tis these I recommend for reading ….
...amongst the cheering crowd to welcome Fidel and Che to Havana after the hated Batiste had fled.... ....when Martin Luther King told of his dream ... ... to hear Steve Biko’s testimony ... ...standing by the roadside when Nelson Mandela walked up the road holding Winnie’s hand ... ...to march against the Iraq War when… Continue reading Hell, I wish I’d been there…..