Running into Kenneth Thomas

As views from your home, this is hard to beat. Yesterday, I met more than just one fisherman. Earlier on my route I encountered an...

Respect to the Bird

On my long run this morning (6.97 miles - oh yeah!), as I passed underneath the beautiful old bridge, I came across a man fishing...

Furlough Days

Every morning I get up and make three cups of tea. One normal tea with milk, one weak tea with soya-light milk, one biscuit tea...

Lockdown Moon Noticing

I've taken my fair share of moon photo's over time. We all see it, sometimes we appreciate it. But how often do we really notice...

Dear Internet

When you're writing for the web, for "your audience", for SEO, you're not being honest. Screw the clickbait, the polish, the listicle. Tell me about...

Bare Trees and February Skies

One of the annoying, yet sometimes interesting features of online photo storage such as Google Photos and even Microsoft's One Drive is the suggestion that...

A February Night Walk

Maybe it's because the days also seem dark, groundhog days. Or just that with working from home, whilst also supervising the 8 year old's home...

The Thing About Blogging

The thing about blogging is that it’s not me saying "I know something, I’m an expert." It’s me working things out, and trying to become...

Snow on a School Night

At 8pm, the snow started. Thick white flakes began to tumble out of the night sky, leaving meteor trails in the streetlight. You noticed the...

The Inheritors - William Golding

The Inheritors - Book Review

Imagine being an early human, early hominid, with a brain very different from yours. Trying to make sense of the world with limited references and...

Haymaking

The only time I ever saw my Grandad buy alcohol was for haymaking. As the summer days became hotter and dryer, inside the larder would...