Love is rare
Life is strange
Nothing lasts
People change

Fatherhood and ‘old’ age is turning me soft. Last night I was wiping my eyes after seeing the wonderful House of Sand and Fog, starring Ben Kingsley. Tonight I got a lump in my throat after hearing Gretchen Crier and Nancy Ford’s Old Friends on Radio 4.

If you can handle the tears, I can recommend both. You’ll have to visit the video store for the first one, but I can help you with the second (6.5Mb mp3 link).

I shall endeavor to regain my masculinity while I’m away. No promises though. See you in about a week.