Clearing The Cobwebs

After going to a bar for breakfast this morning, I went for a walk in the crisp December sunshine. I’m not sure why but I often find that going for a walk with no particular destination somehow recharges my batteries and helps me to clear the cobwebs in my head to come up with ideas for writing. Maybe it’s not ‘doing’ anything in particular that … Continue reading Clearing The Cobwebs

The Tale Of The Supermarket Carol Singers

The Christmas Lights are being switched on in Granada tonight which will be fun to see and as the festive season approaches each year, I’m often reminded of a shopping trip to a supermarket in London a few years ago where I was greeted by two teenagers of about 15-16 years old who were belting out Christmas carols accapella raising money for a local charity. They immediately made me … Continue reading The Tale Of The Supermarket Carol Singers

Daft Punk Red

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

I’ve just seen the first Christmas decorations of the year in a couple of local shops and so, it looks like the festive season has begun in late October…  Either way, this time gets me thinking about lots of people buying presents for family and friends for what can be one of the loveliest times of the year. And yet, there can also be pressure to … Continue reading Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger