Quick Notes On Summers End
Late August in Brighton, I don’t think I’ve been here long enough to bellyache about the “tourists” but I am looking forward to having the beach a little quieter. Look to the left you’ll see the...
August 25 2016
Wonderful Words And Brutal Beauty
It's been a couple of months already and this place still has a brutal beauty. Yes, it can get a little cramped when the families from London stream from the train station down the Queens Road onto...
August 20 2016
Where Albion Ends - Week 4a
Where Albion Ends - Week 4a - sous les pavés la plage
While the rest of the country melts Brighton sheds its clothes and drinks cider on the pebbles by the sea. Not so much fiddling while the world...
July 20 2016
Where Albion Ends 2
Where Albion Ends -Week Two - Just Another Freak, In The Freak Kingdom
The derelict pier is probably my favourite part of Brighton. Haunting and skeletal, it manages to be so unreal and loaded...
July 09 2016
Where Albion Ends
Where Albion Ends - Week One - First Times Free
A bit Newslettery this, to be honest I’m experimenting with it because I’m thinking of starting a Patreon account and a newsletter would be one of the...
June 29 2016
Finland, Finland, Finland.
A couple of weekends ago, I went away with my parents to see my niece. While I was there I got some news about one of the pupils I used to teach. It was not good news. And while consciously I knew...
May 17 2016
That Car Isn't Waving, Its Drowning: notes from time travel on the west coast
Nearly two months after my goodbye party and due to lawyers, mortgages, and other headaches I'm still here. Birmingham, it seems, is sticky. A web of glass and concrete that the more you struggle...
May 12 2016
Batman Vs Lack Of Content - Part The First
For a marvel fanboy I seem to have written extensively about The Batman and since he's on the Big Screen for a week or so and you've probably got a few days off I thought I'd cash-in and regurgate...
March 24 2016
Success Of A Thousand Cuts
I’m an Author. The fact I had to check that spelling twice and, indeed look up the word itself to check whether I should be calling myself one, should tell you how I feel about that. My book Pier...
February 02 2016
I Take A Deep Breath
A blog post just to keep the momentum up really. It's a cold gray November day with most adults dangling themselves over the precipice of the Christmas season. Steeling themselves for the cheer,...
November 25 2015