Spare A Thought

Eating, drinking, being merry: for a lot of us these are the things that epitomize the festive season. It is a truth universally acknowledged that the period starting from late December leading up until the beginning of January is the only time of the year that we’re allowed, and even encouraged, to abandon work and actually … More Spare A Thought

My Dad

Furrowed brow and hardened hands, Tough as nails exterior, now that’s a real man. Strong opinions, an unwavering gaze, Abstains from laughter for days and days. This is the way that you’ve always been, Although a gentler side I’ve occasionally seen. Like when you talk about your parents or the grandkids are around, Your demeanour softens, … More My Dad

A Musical Connection

Two minuscule round speakers wrapped in tiny silicone jackets and linked by a pair of wiry threads which meet in the middle and loom frivolously from the rear end of an iPhone… These are what catch my eye when I glance around the tube carriage on the Victoria Line. Hip Hop, Blues, Classical, Indie, Pop, … More A Musical Connection