House of memories

How do you think you’ll be remembered after you’re gone? How would you want to be remembered? For the last couple of weeks these questions have played on mind because of Roy Bullers (pictured above) who sadly passed away on 24th January 2014. He led an extraordinary life and enriched the lives of so many…

Dear Humans…

Dear Human beings, I’ve decided to start the new year with a complaint. Whilst I don’t consider myself to be perfect, I feel I am nowhere near the same level as some of you on the Moron Scale. That statement does not stem from arrogance, it is simply a fact. I am neither a young…

Does winter make people angry?

This year good ole Blighty was blessed with a hot summer that eased gracefully into autumn. Leaves transformed into a kaleidoscope of lush golds and vivid reds. The aroma of fireworks and frosty mornings carried on the crisp breeze. Sounds delightful doesn’t it? The changing season ushers in an atmosphere of anticipation of what winter…

Wordgasm, NaNoWriMo style!

Here’s the thing about writers, even when they’re not engaged in the blissful and intimate act of undressing their words on the screen, they’re still writing. They write when doing the dishes, driving a car or walking the dog. For the writer the physical act of writing is merely the culmination of their craft. The…

Hey brain? Shut up, it’s bedtime!

Do you suffer from Sleep Demons? They creep inside your head just after you’ve closed your eyes. You don’t pay much attention to the first one because it’s just background noise. You expect any random thoughts in your noggin to fade away as Mr Sleep draws you into dreamland. The first Sleep Demon might prompt…

Dear Summer…I love you!

Here in the UK we share something of a telepathic bond that unites us in the most hilariously stupid manner – the only way for each and every one of us to get through the day is by bitching about the weather. We can’t help ourselves. Today I was waiting patiently in a supermarket queue,…