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These boots were made for walking ….

It’s time to put my walking boots on again and have a change of scenery from the flat Fenland landscape, so I’m heading for the lush Forest of Dean. I’m off with the Ramblers again for a loooooong weekend, only this time I will be able to rest my aching feet in the comfort of a former hunting lodge of Charles II instead of a youth hostel. And we’ll be...
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Former gangster Ronnie Knight retires to Cambridge

I wonder how many pensioners have knocked on their new neighbour’s door to borrow a cup of sugar. Ronnie Knight, now 73, the former East End gangster once married to Barbara Windsor, has moved into a very modest one-bed pensioners’ housing block in Cambridge where he pays £360 a month rent. He has chatted with fellow pensioners about his life of crime and marriage to Babs, who...
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