Boy About Town Number 41: When I Need You

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. Only then did it properly dawn on me that in my enthusiasm for Cindy, I...
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Book Review: One Summer, America 1927 by Bill Bryson

PREMISE: Populist author takes readers on a journey across the American landscape at the peak of the Roaring Twenties.   PROMISE: “There are two kinds of readers: those who love...
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Boy About Town Number 42: Something Better Change

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. I was gutted. Events like this didn’t happen in Britain. Sure, there were outrageous chants...
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Boy About Town Number 43: I’m A Boy

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. During our first year at Tenison’s, Chris took up the drums. It was the ideal...
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Boy About Town Number 44: Join Together

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. Charlton Athletic were the third South London football team. They weren’t as well supported as...
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Boy About Town Number 45: Mamma Mia

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. It was a concert, and it was the Hammersmith Odeon, and it was for the...
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Boy About Town Number 46: The Seeker

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. The more I listened to them, the more I studied up on them, and the...
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Boy About Town Number 47: Doing Alright With The Boys

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. They were all at least fourteen, this ‘crew’, seasoned teenagers to my eyes, yet they...
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