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...

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 days

Finally, finally, we managed to get a bit of sub zero weather. When I was a child, it was pretty standard fare for January...

Happy New Year Happy Place

Happy New Year from a happy place. A cold and breezy hilltop, bathed in January sunshine, with the people I love most. I hope...

Don't be an Amazon Serf

I don’t leave reviews on Amazon. And I don’t think you should too. You see, leaving reviews seems to be the right thing to...

Dear Reader

Thanks for reading, commenting on or sharing this blog. 2015 has been a good year. Let's make 2016 even better. I've got good food,...