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
I don't normally write about my work with young people, and that's because normally the young people I tend to work with are quite vulnerable, have different needs or deserve better than me blabbing...
November 11 2015
When in the countryside with rural folk, which is a surprising amount for a city boy like me, what I want to ask is “How come you’re not so bored that you just kill yourself?”. But I’ve learnt from...
November 06 2015
Exorcising Colonial Ghosts
This is a competition entry that, for a number of reasons, I failed to make the deadline for. I cannibalised some lines from other india things I wrote. I like how tight this is, normally I...
June 29 2015
The Post-Real World
Yes I'm blogging again - don't make a big deal out of it
I’m sitting in a cattle shed bar looking out on a blue green sea that is still vivid through the mist. I suspect its the same mist that...
June 29 2015