"Travelling again I know exactly how it's gonna end The routine day dream starts as I get off I'm holding up the queue Because my ticket won't go through I know it should be simple but it's not So don't take my photograph Cos I don't wanna know how it looks To feel like this … Continue reading Uncomfortably Slow
People are being told not to wear crosses at work! This is a disgrace! I mean, all other jewellery is banned at the same workplaces, but this is a chilling erosion of our Christian heritage. It doesn't matter that there is absolutely no obligation to wear one for Christians, we must listen to those in … Continue reading A tale of hypocrisy
In February 2013 the second series of Charlie Brooker's excellent dystopic, technology based series, Black Mirror, kicked off with the story Be Right Back. In it, a young woman called Martha (Hayley Atwell), whose boyfriend, Ash (Domhnall Gleeson) has recently died, finds out about a new technology designed to help people reconnect with deceased loved … Continue reading Is this the real life, or is this just fantasy?
This afternoon I was in a meeting at work. It was one of those meetings which had no obvious purpose, but still filled its allotted time. One of those meetings which turned into people, justifiably, moaning about being overworked with no light at the end of the tunnel. One of those meetings which made you … Continue reading Whose work is it anyway?
In July 2005 my family and I moved from Swanage in Dorset, a lovely seaside town on the south coast with quite a tight knit community, to Larbert, a town just outside Falkirk in central Scotland. I had been married for 10 years at that stage to a woman who was born in Falkirk, moved … Continue reading Another man’s shoes
Ethiopia - A country struck by a devastating famine 30 years ago which, despite decent growth recently, still experiences crippling poverty and very little equality for girls and women. Nigeria - A country where 100 million people live on less than $1.25 per day Bangladesh - A country with little political stability. 1 in 19 … Continue reading You’re all my neighbour
Right now, sitting down hurts. I go to work on a coach. The company I work for lay them on all over the area to get staff to work for free, as my place of work is away from public transport links. The bus I get has changed recently as they have had to change … Continue reading Buses, bottoms and rest.