I’m an optimist. I’ve always considered myself thus and, I should think, will continue to do so. I am such an… Read more On Contradiction: optimism and self-doubt
Earth ceased to be such a long time ago that I don’t remember actually seeing it. But I know from the genetic memory I inherited that humanity has lost something completely essential to our existence.
I had an epiphany a few nights ago: I’m a coward. I’d popped to the shops for some milk and… Read more The Merits of Cowardice
Frodsham has a hill to the south that has a war memorial at its peak. At the memorial site, clear weather conditions afford a great panoramic view of the Cheshire plains (I did not realise we had ‘plains’ in Britain but here they are!), the River Mersey and the hills of North Wales. The walk beyond the memorial would take me over hills and down gulleys, across fields and alongside golf courses…
I advertise myself as a writer. I write. I also work in Social Care. I spend more time in Social Care… Read more Shift Work
I have just posted my submission to Mass Observation 2015, here. I thought that it would be more interesting to most… Read more Observations on Mass Observation
The following post is my submission to the Mass Observation call for 2015. You can read more about it here: http://www.massobs.org.uk/12may.… Read more Mass Observation 2015
There is a madness to cities that keeps us all sane, pushing us to the safety of our own little… Read more Safety in Numbers
Joan Osborne once asked me, “What if God had a face? Would you want to see it?” So I said,… Read more I Don’t Think Joan Osborne Studied Theology.
Some things really piss me off. High on the list of things that piss me off is being patronised. Like… Read more Yes. I am “aspiring” to be a writer. Get over it.