Lunch time!

There’s not much that I like more in this World that the short phrase, “It’s lunch time!” It’s my favourite meal of the day and my smile is broadest when there’s a sandwich and crisps in the offing. Obviously, there will have to be a fizzy drink of some sort to wash it all down […]

Poll Vault

It’s not often that I feel actually nauseous when I see a politician in the media. Often, it’s just anger or bewilderment that I feel but when I see May on the BBC with her lies, trickery and robotic catchphrases, I feel a swell of sickness. This awful woman has called an election that she […]

Charity insanity.

Just over the last few months, I have been working on a voluntary basis in a local charity shop down in the stock room. I sort through mountains of tatty old clothes and things in order to make a few bob for the welfare of animals. It’s not the most stimulating thing that I could […]

Time and tide…

I have fond memories of a time when music, food and fun were in excess. When life bumped along like a child’s balloon in the wind. Going out was all that there was to do and every night was both late and loud. I recall this very well and seems like it was just a […]


What a year! I mean, really….so much evil and uncomfortable stuff happened that I can barely express my exhaustion at the relentless turmoil and frustration! We have seen the rise of blatant and deliberate lying as a means to gain power. Not the old fashioned covert version of lies but genuine, in your face, couldn’t […]

Getting away from myself.

When I was a kid, I really wanted a microscope. I had visions in my head of whirling Worlds of tiny creatures, spinning and darting around in a drop of water or watching the platelets in a pinprick of blood, as they collided and hurried around in their life giving missions. I was absolutely ecstatic […]


I was thinking about science fiction this evening. It has played a low to moderate part in my adult life and I’m extremely glad to say that my own concession to dressing up as a character from an imagined World of mutant and alien heroes, is my Superman onesie. It is warm, zips right up […]