Tony Drury
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Aged 72, Tony is a follower of the wisdom of Albert Einstein: “When a man stops learning, he starts dying.” He lives in Bedford with his wife Judy. They value every trip down the M1 to Watford to be with Grandson Henry.

Ageing – Tony’s Monday Moan

So today, Tony’s having a good old moan about ageing ….. NO! I am not ageing. I was travelling on the Central Tube line towards Holborn when I heard a voice: “Would you like my seat, Sir?” Looking around, I…

Mr Moan Interviews The British Prime Minister – #MondayMoan

Mr Moan’s been ‘interviewing’ Theresa May with the omnipresent Philip May close by.  Read on … Showing unsurpassed resourcefulness Mr Moan tracked down Theresa (“TM/PM”) and Philip May (“Phil”) to their secret hideaway near Dolgellau in central West Wales. He…

Longevity and Dr. Michael Mosley – #MondayMoan

Through no fault of his own, Tony’s Monday Moan has become a Tuesday Moan all about longevity (and Dr. Michael Mosley!) … A belated Happy Easter from Mr Moan. My message to you all is about how long you can…

What Is An Aphorism? – Tony’s Monday Moan

What is an aphorism? In a world of transient soundbites and tweets, Tony shares some aphorisms that have stood the test of time! Who is this? a) The next Prime Minister of the dis-United Kingdom b) No idea c) Mason…

The Chocolate Layer by Tony Drury

This week Tony’s ruminating rather than moaning.  There’s a handful of police officers, a frisson or two, a knife crime & some chocolate spread. Flummoxed?  Read on ……. This is a police crime story. A sort of Mr Moan meets…

Political Gobbledegook – The Monday Moan

Political gobbledegook: epidemic status now applies. It was the brilliant comedian Mike Yarwood who started it all. Sadly, he died in 1995 at the age of seventy-seven ( not from knife crime, we must add ), but, by then, he…

The Truth About Brexit

Below our resident Monday Moaner Tony tells us the truth about Brexit. This is how he sees The UK’s exit from The European Union.  Mr and Mrs 50 Plus aren’t as optimistic as Tony … just saying … The Truth…

Question Time and Brexit – Tony’s Monday Moan

This week Tony’s Monday Moan has left Mr and Mrs 50 Plus pretty bemused. There’s a bit of Brexit, some less-than-forthright MPs and a parody of Question Time in ‘the melting pot’.  Let’s see what you make of it ……

Stress and Meditation – Tony’s Monday Moan

So this Monday, Tony is talking about stress and meditation.  Meditation is good for stress as we all know and in 2019 Tony resolves to do a lot more meditating … Good day to all moaners.  This the last Moan…

Restorative Justice – Tony’s Monday Moan

Today Tony’s talking about Restorative Justice …oh and homophobia, Theresa May, Michael Gove and Boris Johnson … ‘What’s it all about, Alfie?’ Sorry, lovers of Burt Bacharach songs. This is not about the Cilla Black hit. It’s about a very…