Welcome back. For me, the great joy of the week after Christmas is having the opportunity to do absolutely nothing, apart from eat, drink and read.
Top of my 2010 Christmas reading list is Keith Richards' Life. I should finish it this afternoon and I can't tell you how much I am enjoying it. And I'm not the only one.
Writing in the Telegraph today Boris Johnson reveals that not only was he too given the book as a present, but it has convinced him that Richards should be given a knighthood.
I cannot think of another member of the British artistic, cultural or media world who has done so much or who has so widely penetrated the global consciousness. David Attenborough? Stephen Fry? He knocks them into a cocked hat, to say nothing of the politicians and quangocrats who will cart off the gongs next week.
I'm not a great fan of the Rolling Stones but reading Life I have to agree. Full article HERE.