First of all look at the UK General Election's foremost party leaders -
We get Tory PM Theresa May and her husband being interviewed on BBC's The One Show but
And she didn't come over as the Prime Minister but actually slightly damp with no presence. (I didn't like Margaret Thatcher but she definitely had presence.)
Now we're getting the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and he
A very different perspective. But he's got no presence either - hey, I could be shown wrong when he's on The One Show next week.
And as for the lies the newspapers tell nearly ALL THE TIME - just use them instead of your usual toilet roll.
OK. Let's switch off from politicians and lying newspapers. Here's an interview I gave a few years ago that gives a completely different view from them (environmental based art).
Feeling more relaxed now?
No deceit or tales about the NHS or murdering foxes.
Let's face it, in my novels you KNOW it's fictional rather than newspapers who pretend they're telling facts but actually they're telling fiction.
Then of course the politicians do the same. (Yeah we'll leave Trump and his imagination out of this for the moment. I'll get accused this blog is "fake".)
I've just done extra work on making sure my 'Deprivations' novel is more available for sale worldwide. That was exhausting. Having my brain switched on in several complicated areas. I'm told it's a bit like being poly-lingual and translating between three different languages at one negotiation table. Sadly I'm not poly-lingual - I can easily learn to read different languages but my hearing difficulties makes spoken words hard to understand. (I do wear two hearing aids.)
You can read my interview promoting 'Deprivations' and my writing history here: