Category Archives: History

Oh It’s Written In The Village Rolls…

Life is struggle, some just struggle less than others. To be Darwinian for a moment, eat the poor. No sorry, that’s eugenics, not Darwinism. What I meant to say was that some of us are closer to the bottom of … Continue reading

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You Know, On The Bus…

Despite walky, countrysidey, busy doing stuff much of the afternoon yesterday my stupid body still decided not to let me sleep until dawn chorus and beyond. Way beyond, actually. Stupid body. Or brain. Or both. I blame Brexit. I’m irritable … Continue reading

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Pause For Thought

It’s been a quiet weekend. Yesterday was all about various shades of grumpiness, today has been mostly about just checking in with myself and making sure I’m still riding the uplift I got from my trip to the States. While … Continue reading

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Article 50 Shades Darker

There are those who voted for the UK to leave the European Union in last year’s referendum for perfectly valid personally political reasons. I may not agree with their conclusions but respect that if they researched and understood how specific … Continue reading

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Roy Batty In The Belfry

Spring cleaning. Not something I’ve ever done. But isn’t that exactly what I’ve been doing this past week? Reorganising furniture and sorting out things to donate to charity leads to secondary spring cleanliness such as noticing the windows could do … Continue reading

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Uncanny, Spooky, Weird…

A sun is happening. A shiny sky sun that kicks the ozone layer’s butt and breaks through to do shiny sky sun stuff to humans of this part of England. The sun doesn’t wear a hat (please don’t take song … Continue reading

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This Efficacious Spirit

Ever get the feeling that a big wave of change is coming your way but you haven’t got a clue what the change will be or where it will lead? I don’t mean because of world events, that happens to … Continue reading

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