Perspectives from an English Historian who just happens to be Gay, Catholic, and a Democratic Socialist. Now back in the UK after 20 years of living in the United States. The Blog is eclectic in covering all these sides of my Life. Follow on Twitter at PaulBHalsall
Friday, September 22, 2006
Derek 'Blaster' Bates, who has died aged 83, was a demolition expert and "Wall of Death" stunt rider who later forged a career as a raconteur of risqué, politically incorrect and side-splitting scatalogical stories.