Paul Becomes Companion of Honour!

In the Queen’s Official Birthday Honours 2017, announced today, Sir Paul McCartney has been awarded the distinguished title, ‘Companion of Honour’. This is one of the highest honours that a British or Commonwealth subject can receive, second only to the Order of Merit, and therefore represents an even greater achievement than his knighthood. This year

My So-Called Career Is A Haphazard Thing – McCartney At 75

As Paul McCartney approaches three-quarters of a century of life, this Sunday, 18th June, it seems as good a time as any to appraise the ‘haphazard career’ that he mentioned when talking about preferring spending time with his youngest daughter, Beatrice, some years ago, and infinitely preferable to thinking about discussing the same subject at

More Important Than Life And Death? Not To The Beatles!

“Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don’t like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.” Bill Shankly – Legendary manager of Liverpool F.C. We are talking here, of course, about Britain’s national sport – the one played with a spherical object, and with