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Anna Shuttlesworth,cellist, 1927-2nd march 2021,

Fine cellist, extraordinary teacher, inspiring mentor.

Twice cooked. Slump in cookie sales and girl guide membership

” Fifteen million boxes unsold, you eat those cookies.”

Bangers and Bluster. Brexit Sausage Wars.

” Well, if they’re going to be thin skinned about our sausage, I’ll tell them their mustard doesn’t cut it.”

Boris and Carrie get married.

Say it with flowers.

The scourge of crises past.

Dominic Cummings spills the beans.

Eyeless in Gaza

Looking the other way. The Palestine/Israel locked in conflict.

Pauline Tinsley, 1928-May10,2021.British Soprano of peerless performances.

A compelling dramatic presence and a clear voice.

Anthony Payne,1936-30 April 2021.Composer, Music Critic, Musicologist.

Acclaimed for his reconstruction of Elgar’s 3rd Symphony.

Comedian Adrian Edmondson traps himself on window ledge, gets rescued by fire brigade.

‘ A window cleaner you would be/ If you see what I can see/When I’m cleaning’ windows.’