Not At Home To Doubt

December by it’s virtue of hanging onto the end of the year forces us to reflect upon the time that slid from under our feet in 2013 and look back and judge how wisely we used that space altered dimension in our small corner of the universe.   Did you achieve anything you wanted to…

Falling leaves

The remaining leaves seemed to have decided that today was to be their grand finale; natures finest confetti of rustic colours raining down in unity from the trees like ballerinas pirouetting across the street – a delight to behold. And as I stood on the doorstep, I recalled the early morning smell of late Autumn…

Remembrance…

We have remembered our soldiers this week who ‘gave their today for our tomorrow’ but if we are expected to remember then we must educate our young as they must become the stewards of these important deeds in the future.  I have attended these services for many years now and over the last decade the…

Time Capsule

MY town Billingham is about to bury a time capsule to celebrate a much needed town centre regeneration project.  The organiser wanted the inhabitants to submit their stories of ‘why they live there’.  She was keen to get different age ranges as most feedback came from the elderly who seemed to share the same oft-repeated…

POLITICS… what a truly ugly subject it is

I, like most people, have opinions, some strong others indifferent even a few I’d have to research before I can make a reasonable assumption. However, POLITICS… what a truly ugly subject it is. Never has it showed itself in such a soul shredding manifestation than on Facebook. As you know this is my second week…

Character Arcs

I finally decided to deliver this message as I’m well aware about over egging the pudding about certain topical issues and I’m not really a cyberwarrior but the fact remains this is truly important to me – as a Dad and as a fellow human on this planet, so I’ve clicked POST:  Ever sat and…

Finally Facebook

Be careful when you search on the internet for ‘super organism’ – you’re only a Freudian slip away from some pay-per-view site 🙂 So allow me to explain it is an organism consisting of many organisms. This is usually meant to be a social unit which technically described “can act together to produce phenomena governed…