Actually, I'm not OK

(On simple things to keep your head above water...) For the first time in a very long time, when I think about the future, it...

Haircut Memories

As you approach the small Sussex town of Uckfield from the top of the hill, houses begin to give way to the old high street....

Introducing Hello pages

How can we be more social, without relying on social media? For a while now I have been thinking about this problem. So I decided...

Hello

Hello, I'm Alastair Johnston. Here is how I prefer to keep in touch, and why: This is an example of a Hello page. If you...

There is no "Them"

There is no "us" and "them". The Nazi's said the Jews were "them". Boris Johnson, Priti Patel, and many more say that immigrants are "them"....

Projects: The Alastair Method

Projects: The Alastair Method

How do you manage projects in your Bullet Journal? You can manage your future appointments, you can easily manage your to-do’s, all using The Alastair...

Journal message for the New Year

A Message for the New Year

It's a new year. Out with the old, in with the new. New possibilities. New opportunities. Hold the hounds of despair at bay. They do...

The Llangollen Santa Special

If you've never tasted a Welsh Oggie, imagine a better version of a Cornish Pasty, only filled with a variety of delicious fillings, this one...