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Every Day Scribbles

Hello everyone! Hope you all have had a chance to relax and celebrate over the past few days – I […]


This is just a short post to wish all of you, near and far, a wonderful holiday season! However you […]

Keep Pushing

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula LeGuin, The Tale of Peter Rabbit […]

Extend Yourself

‘Beyond The Fields We Know.’ I’ve always loved this phrase. It comes from the works of Lord Dunsany, a nineteenth […]

An Observation, Part 3

It’s January 2001 and I’m backstage at the Big Day Out music festival, Sydney, Australia. We’ve been backstage most of […]

Into The Woods Once More

It’s December. The year is drawing to a close, light and music and celebration against the growing darkness of the […]

Giving Thanks

It’s Thanksgiving in the US this weekend and it made me consider that, despite the fact we don’t do Thanksgiving […]

Telling Tales

I was pondering the other day and it came to me, as it often does when I’m out walking, that […]

Point Of View

I have a few favourite authors whose books I read regularly, and I recently bought the latest offering by one […]

A Month Without Ambeth

Here we are, a week into November and, for the first time in nearly two years, a week since I […]

Dig Deeper

I’ve been thinking about this post for a little while, unsure whether or not to share it, but then decided […]

In Praise of Nothing

So tomorrow I’m going to have a day where I do nothing in particular. I like to do this once […]