Inspiration & Humour

Being a GREAT Uncle …

Before I was born, I was already an uncle to two. My eldest sister had her first two children, before I came into this world. The year of my birth, one of my sisters gave birth to a nephew – My Mum and sister, being pregnant at the same time. Over a decade ago, I became…

IF only we could clone PC James Simpson …

The British Police Service simply would be World ClassI learned today that Police Constable James (Jim) Simpson of the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) along with three other officers and a Community Support Officer have been awarded the top honour of a Jubilee Award at the UK House of Lords. I remember my first encounter with Jim back at…

Back to the Old School

This time last week 25th June, I had just finished my day Back at my Old School. You may recall, that I was invited to be the Guest Speaker at the Year 11 Record of Achievement Ceremony at the Childwall Sports & Science Academy in Liverpool – the High School, I left some twenty years ago. If…

Happy 4th Birthday “Max News”

Exactly four years ago today, I wrote my first blog post. It was about Islington Council and Parking Attendants, riveting I know. 674 posts later (675 now) and an audience of 82,000, it’s still going. I’ve noticed that many blogs out there come and go and I guess what makes mine different anyway, is that you…