The word corruption is often linked to money. I think for me, money corrupts, if you are aware of when I am online and offline you will have noticed that it is something I struggle with. I work and stop and this little blog of mine changes form, becomes a joy to me, and then…Read more corruption, a lesson in honesty
Well, where to start? I’ve had a year. A hell of a year. A year of hell. I’ve had a lot of trips to a lot of different doctors. I have lost touch with friends and reconnected with friends. I found out that you can be doing well and then the world can crash in…Read more A New Start
https://twitter.com/PatrickRothfuss/status/823631446061547520 Yeah, if you're reading this you probably already know how much Pat's writing means to me, how much it has helped. This is a little different. I just saw a couple of tweets he wrote about finding joy in a small moment and letting it keep you going. I have been doing really well, my…Read more Stream of Consciousness
Come, friends, gather. Tonight we sing the praises of Endeavour. Welcome to my favourite episode of Season One, Fugue, and of course it is focused on music. Morse and music go together better than bacon and eggs. The episode opens with choral singers, specifically Morse, who has been spotted by the local newspaper as he…Read more Endeavour – Fugue
Once again it’s time for the annual Project for Awesome, a brilliant charity event where online creators and their fans unite to raise money and try to decrease the amount of worldsuck (exactly what you think it is…basically everything 2016!) I always try to give as much as I can but this year I…Read more P4A 2016 Poetry Edition
This actually snuck up on me - I have been a bit out of the loop of things recently. I've been on holiday, I've been looking after my Mum who's had an operation and I've been doing a lot of reassessing of things. So I had completely forgotten that World Mental Health Day was coming…Read more World Mental Health Day
For National Poetry Day 2016 here is a small extract from one of the poems in my debut poetry collection, Just Three Words, which was released this summer. The poem is titled 'Death of a Snow Bunting' and was inspired by three words which were suggested by Mark Gatiss.