All the rightings

Uncle Fred, Paras and Badgers

It’s all been a bit of a whirlwind of a week in one way or another. My Uncle died last Saturday and it will be his funeral tomorrow. There has been lots of to-ing and fro-ing and telephone calls and a lot … Continue reading → ...

Rambling Discourse

I don’t know what I want to write, so here goes . Stephen moved in on December 14th and brought a Luton van full of boxes and bags. After the removal men had gone we were left standing amongst the … Continue reading → ...

How cute

Some time back, not long after I met Stephen, we were walking hand-in-hand to see friends of his. A young girl of about 13 shouted from across the street, ‘Excuse me, are you two gay?’ We paused and I said, … Continue reading → ...

I’m happy, You’re happy

I was a bit concerned at how I was to tell my elderly aunt about Stephen and that he is moving in with me. The morning I went to visit her recently I texted my cousin and asked for some advice. His … Continue reading → ...

Food Waste

Waste food feeds 5,000 for lunch at Trafalgar Square My God! Are we in the West really able to be so choosy about our food that we can afford to throw almost one third of it away? How much expendable … Continue reading → ...

Power and Fear

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. It is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and … Continue reading → ...

Ancient ‘Paint Factory’ Unearthed

“Twenty or 30 years ago, there was a view that Europe was really the place where all the big action was taking place – wonderful painted caves 30,000-35,000 years ago, and people decorating their bodies. We now know that this … Continue reading → ...

I’ll Be Your Four-Leaf Clover

I’ve just been listening to ‘Crystal Night’ from Attacco Decente, a not-well-enough-known group from Brighton who played between 1984 – 1996. Geoff Smith has a disturbing raw power in his voice that has the ability to tear apart your emotions without … Continue reading → ...

Stargazing in Ancient Australia

This is a very interesting article. Makes you re-think who we think we are …. Aboriginal Stonehenge ...

Perception

Theories do not give final true knowledge, they give a way of looking at something. The very word “theoria” in Greek means “theatre” so it is the theatre of the mind which gives insight into the thing.  ...