Category Archives: History

Problem

The internet will be full to its digital rafters with better informed opinion pieces about the suicide bombing of Ariana Grande’s concert at the Manchester Arena last night. Every one of us who mentions it actually adds to the impact … Continue reading

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Damn, Damn, Damn, Damocles

Therapy. Double-edged sword. Not that it’s anything like a sword really. Unless it is cutting the patient’s head off with a sword therapy. Which isn’t too popular these days. But, you know, metaphor. I was unable to attend last week’s … Continue reading

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An Instance of Transformation

It’s exhausting hanging out at the hospital waiting for doctors to manhandle your nether regions. I know it is because on waking at a normal time this morning I turned over for a little more sleep and didn’t regain consciousness … Continue reading

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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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