Take the realities of climate change and a growing-out-of-control global population and stir well. Throw into the pot the more major problems that those two over-arching factors in turn create … [Read More]
Because life isn’t a neat and tidy experience. Where an entry has an entry similar to this - ≅ 878 - in the title, that shows its approximate length (words).
They tested the triggers for nuclear bombs here.
‘We all have to be able to defend ourselves.’
Those few words or similar and that’s it – the common belief.
It’s … [Read More]
Alone. Noticing. Solitary, for a while. Aware that the day is the way it is. Aware that it ends. Aware that it might not be that way. Appreciating.
Everywhere – … [Read More]
It’s almost always good to pause. I paused to look around me in December.
What would be suitable photos to accompany an English Christmas-New Year? Appropriate photos? And, indeed, … [Read More]
It was just another hotel for Anthony, on the side of an ‘A’ road and not far from Boston. Not bargain-basement but not expensive; its willingness to take a single … [Read More]
Walking unhurriedly in an English summer garden. Tasty tea and classic crumbly cake consumed. A warm and bright day. Walking with a camera in my hand, even if only out … [Read More]
Perhaps I’m a delusional fool.
Perhaps she isn’t actually poor.
Perhaps she’d merely chosen to earn some spare change by singing Middle Eastern songs in the streets of England.
Perhaps … [Read More]
In prison. Doing a stretch. Locked-up. Banged-up. In chokey. And so on. Call it what you like. What you call it changes nothing.
“Make me an offer I can’t refuse”, … [Read More]
With the cold comes Jack Frost, but relying on superstition and blaming Jack for winter is asking for too much cancelled disbelief; it grows ever harder to even suspend it. … [Read More]
Kim was pleased: a foul day up on higher Dartmoor and it was as deserted as hoped-for. Some real peace and quiet, at last, far away from anyone prying.
A … [Read More]