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Writing my way out…

How many kids grow up to do for a living what they dreamt of? Not many, I’d say. Certainly not the ones who planned on being astronauts. Like most little boys, I had fleeting aspirations of being a football player and to play for En-ger-land. … Read More »Writing my way out…

Not again!

This is an odd featured image but there is a good reason for it and which I will get to shortly. Because it has happened again. I received another email from Google explaining in google-speak that I have infringed their rules and that my Google… Read More »Not again!

Seeing upsides…

Who knew that the trip to the supermarket would ever become a thing. ‘Okay everyone, you stay here. I’m going out. Good luck dad. The hunter/gatherer in us all is rekindled, albeit more gatherer than hunter these days. But nonetheless, intrepid people venturing out –… Read More »Seeing upsides…

New York, New York…

A poignant week for me just gone with my youngest celebrating his 15th birthday. Blimey and who knew? Nothing particularly revelatory at how Paddy’s life has flashed by – which of course applies to my life also (and yours) and perhaps then time to reflect and take stock on all things in my life.

Nothing ventured…

Nothing ventured, nothing gained – is how the saying goes. An interesting cliché – which I tend to rely on.  Even, over rely on, perhaps? Ultimately, used as the upside to a defeat and there are alternatives… Look on the bright side/there’s always a silver… Read More »Nothing ventured…