I’ve recently been trying to maintain a habit of writing every day. Whether it be free writing, poetry, my journal (though I don’t keep that every day ) my travel book – yep, I’m working on one of those too, and less often at the moment, this blog. With the writing comes lots of reading… Continue reading Political with a small ‘p’
I suppose I should be blogging. I have, after all, more time on my hands than I have had in recent months, though that time fills up with other stuff leaving the whole “time” thing illusory. Perhaps I should start be describing the last four days which has seen us run a number of emotions,… Continue reading Four days in the life of…
There seems to have been a polarising of labels in recent days. You are either in one camp or another and depending upon who is using the term its probably being used in a derogatory sense. This only goes to entrench the perspectives which will do nobody any good. Remoaners – Leavers: Alt-right –… Continue reading When two, or more, tribes go to war
In recent months I’ve been turning off the radio and turning on to podcasts. It began with the acclaimed “S-Town” which led me to the equally acclaimed “Serial” and now I’m a full fledged subscriber to “This American Life” which never fails to entertain and inform my week. I guess my reader from over the… Continue reading Unconscious bias ? Deal with it !
I haven’t chirped on much about the work that we raise funds for in India. This is for a number of reasons but at a time when it’s difficult to find positives in any ordinary day I do draw some comfort from knowing that somewhere, where children are not so fortunate as their western counterparts,… Continue reading COUK update.. a small world getting smaller
New post at el cyclisto if you are interested… 🙂
I am a white male born in England, living in England. I grew up in a northern mining village where your career options were the steel works or the pit – above ground or below. I now live in the south west – not poor, not rich, cushioned, I would say. Some people call me… Continue reading Counting my blessings