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"....
Today I became yet another year older and maybe another year wiser. So in order to celebrate the fact that I'm still here, on planet...
I couldn't hold out any longer. It is late September. Rats or squirrels have started to steal my precious treasure. If I leave things much...
It’s good to put down your mobile phone Lawrie. As I write this the iPhone is king, a smartphone. You’ll probably have something that I...
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 only time I ever saw my Grandad buy alcohol was for haymaking. As the summer days became hotter and dryer, inside the larder would...
The letter arrives while I am eating my breakfast. Sitting on a bench with about eight other boys, I am part way through watery scrambled...
There is an old lane nearby. Halfway along, next to a lay-by, stands a middle-aged oak, probably only about 80-100 years old. When I first...
Strong, slightly milky, is how I currently like my mug of tea. Tea has been a constant companion of mine for over forty years now....
How to be a good parent, in two easy Post-it notes. As I looked up from my work, I caught you writing on the wall....
You are my precious little gift. I hope to live a long and healthy life. In fact, I hope to be around well into my...
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