Week Three (02/08/21)

Monday: I finished another book! Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton. Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommended for those who do not mind their stories narrated by foul-mouthed tame crows. There was one annoyingly simplistic character ending and the last two pages were needlessly tacked on solely to sooth humanity’s ego, but neither of those things…

Week Two (26/07/21)

Here we go again… Monday: Is it HEATWAVE weather again, or just normal July…who can tell anymore? It has been a weird day, or rather, it has been what would have been a totally normal day 18 months ago, but now is weird. I ventured out to a shop and got pissed off at the…

Week One (of the rest of my life)

So, my cunning plan, before I decide to pick up my ball/blog and stomp off home, is to reintroduce some of the routine and structure I had in my working life (many, many, many moons ago it seems) onto the wondrous creative free time I have recently found myself paddling in. I want to write…

Ponderous Ramblings (what?! again?!)

In real life I have just heaved a big sigh. Sometimes, oftimes in fact, my sighs are just me emptying my lungs in a noisier manner than usual, this big sigh was because I was about to start writing. Big pause and another big sigh. My relationship to writing is a lot like my relationship…

Auto Prediction

(This one is a bit of a rant…you have been warned) Let’s start off with a statement I believe to be 100% true: NO ‘self driving’ car will EVER be as safe on the road as an aware, alert, fully rested, sober human driver. The problem is that a lot of people, with more money…

Late to the party

A couple of different strands of my life, both important to me, have come together this morning and the result is…brunch. The first strand is about my wish to be a Curious Elder. I doubt very much if I ever will truly be one, I am far too grumpy most of the time, but the…

All together now….

I’m currently trying to think which tune works best for the word ‘Procrastination’, I think I’m gonna go with the jaunty Cliff Richard version of ‘Congratulations’. Procrastinations and celebrationsWhen am I sitting doing nowt but idling Procrastinations and jubilationsDon’t want the world to know I’m self-sabotaging However the reason for my lyrical wonderings isn’t because…

And me! And me!

(This was going to be entitled ‘Me too!’ But that has a different meaning nowadays…) Not wanting to be left out of the vaccination update posts…I got my first dose about an hour ago. We went with AstroZeneca, for that space-sounding vibe (and also because we didn’t have a choice) and I didn’t actually feel…

Been thinking about it

Today is Mother’s Day in the UK. We still can’t hug our kids unless we live in the same house, but we can deliver socially distanced presents and cards. There is no higher accolade. No reward, no status, no money or power greater than knowing your kid has grown up to be a decent human…