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Anyway, I’m delighted you’re here, so hello.
2014 Live Dates
Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances my shows in Hertford and Stafford on 10th and 11th of July have been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience this has caused.
Find out where you can see my show Growing Old Disgracefully and book tickets HERE
Recent ‘Granny Annexe’ Columns Now Online
The most recent editions of my monthly column for The Oldie are now available to read here.
My Latest Book Is Now Available In Paperback
My latest book No! I Don’t Need Reading Glasses! – Growing Older Disgracefully is now available in paperback
It’s a follow-up to No! I Don’t Want To Join a Bookclub and continues the adventures of Marie Sharp.
‘Marie Sharp is a genius comic creation’ Daily Express
My Debut Novel Chelsea Bird Is Now Available As An E-Book
I wrote Chelsea Bird in 1964 when I was just 20 years old. It has been out of print for some time.
20 Years of Agony Aunt Advice in The Independent
John Walsh has written a very nice piece about my “Dilemmas” column for The Independent which is now 20 years old.
Latest Radio Appearances
My recent radio appearances have all been on BBC Radio 4 and included chatting to Clive Anderson about my latest book No! I Don’t Need Reading Glasses! on Loose Ends, contributing to a documentary about one of my favourite writers Julian Maclaren Ross and choosing my favourite music for a podcast series called Inheritance Tracks. You can listen to all of these again via my TV and Radio page HERE
Robin Ironside Exhibition
Robin Ironside: Inner Eye (16 April – 21 June 2014)
The South Gallery,
Cumbria LA9 5AL
Three Robin Ironside works are currently on show at Tate Britain as part of the exhibition Kenneth Clark – Looking for Civilisation (20 May – 10 August 2014)
Robin Ironside Website
My book Robin Ironside: Neo-Romantic Visionary (written with Peter Boughton, and Simon Martin) was published to accompany two exhibitions of my late uncle’s work in 2012. It’s now available from the Pallant House Gallery Bookshop. You can find out more about Robin Ironside and hear me talking about him on the BBC radio Today programme here.