To start with I do not deny – positively – the conventional explanation of ‘up and down’, or, for that matter, the concept of ‘left and right’, the understanding of ‘in and out’, or, even, […]

High Street

There are trees on the High Street. And people too. The trees stand still, although high up, where they reach for the sun, where they hold up the birds, they wave. And the people move, […]

Imagine This

Imagine this: You’re standing on a bank and the waves rise up right on time, then, when they’ve crested, suddenly they stop, they freeze solid. You turn around and behind you the happy crowds at […]


I am haunted by the dead, by the living. I am haunted by those that have never been. I see glimpses in the shadows, hear voices in running water. I prepare for sleep with the […]

We Live Together

I drift now, from doorway to doorway, gazing through windows into the warmly lit houses, all changed. We all do, on occasion. But it wasn’t always like this, this life spent in the shadows. Once […]

Those And Me

My first collection of poetry, self published to great acclaim, even if I do say so myself 😉 If you want a signed copy Contact Me and I will send you a link to pay […]


I am a conspiracy theorist. There, I have said it. I wear a tin foil hat and guard myself from alien abduction with a network of crystals and orgone energy beams. Well, some might say. […]


Oh, how ageing delivers complications, dumping issues and chores and routines and problems, piling up the stack till life holds to itself an ever present and very personal Everest.  Are we therefore mountaineers, who, when feeling fit […]

Conversation In A Pub

‘I believe that at set points in your life you meet certain people for a reason. Do you think we meet people for a reason?’ Katie shudders and coughs a little. ‘Sorry, smokers cough.’ ‘Yes […]

I Have Never Liked Trains…

It’s hard not to notice the BBC’s fascination with railways. Not that I watch TV, but I often have iPlayer rumbling away in the background as I work. This week we were offered Snowdrift at […]