I reflect that years ending in a 9 have tended to be important ones in my life, and wonder what 2019 will bring: Continue reading 2019
Inspired by the Mates of State song ‘Open Book’ a short piece on why I feel less able to share. Continue reading Open Book
My life story told through the medium of FIFA world cups. It seemed like a good idea at the time. Continue reading My life in world cups
How Blackbird became the unofficial song (and bird) of our family. Continue reading Blackbird
Some time in the past, ten years ago or probably more, someone told me they thought I was quite a moral person. I can’t even remember what it was in relation to, but it has always stuck with me. Mainly because, at the time, I don’t think it was particularly true. Sure, I thought of myself as broadly a good person, but what good did I actually do? How often did I do what I thought was right above what I actually wanted to do? What did I do help others? Did I have a moral code, and if so, did I try to live by it?