Quiet passions

There is a young man, somewhere in the south of England, named Colin. Colin is a goth. Colin dresses as if, any moment, he is going to go all emo all over the place. Colin is NOT a teenager, he is an adult, working in an adult environment, doing important grown up stuff. This post…

Decisions, decisions

Although I rarely talk about it in public, politics is very important to me. I don’t talk about it because a: my opinion is only important to me – I don’t feel the need to share it (blog posts excepted, as previously stated this blog is to get stuff out of my head, if it…

Change of perspective

When I first started thinking about this post it was going to be about how, once she has out-lived her usefulness, Donna Rotunno (one of Harvey Weinstein’s new lawyers) would be thrown under the bus along with all the other women she put there, but my perspective has changed. Yes, I still think she will…

Sticking with what works

I made it a mission, quite a while ago, to avoid mainstream news and the organisations that transmit it, but I am still out and about in the world so occasionally I have to endure ‘normal’ telly and the guff that passes for information on it. What I have noticed, when sitting through the programmes…

A mixed bunch

Four books – 25% kicking myself for waiting so long to read it, 25% better than I thought, 25% muh and 25% nope. The Nope one was The Old Ways by Robert Macfarlane, the language is best described as poetic and I can see how that would appeal to some people (so this would be…

The correct response is shame

(I do not intend for this blog to become nothing but political rants…but right now that’s what I’ve got…sorry). When I was a kid, a very long time ago, one of the most exciting things that happened to me and my friends was the opening of a McDonalds in our small and boring town. Up…