One and two years ago

Third week in July 2015 My blog from a year ago can be found here. Nothing in it about the weather so I can only assume it was not as distinctively hot as has turned out here in the last fortnight. Eternal revolution They key feature that strikes me is the uncertainty that was around all that Read More…

Hot, hot, hot – and a week off

Mon 18 – Sun 24 July 2016 Two big things about last week. We had our first (and only?) blast of hot weather. Second I had effectively a week off work having to go in for just one day (Thursday). Where I work, the end of the financial / leave year is 31st July. Which Read More…

One year ago

One year ago Commonalities My blog from a year ago can be found here entitled ‘The Joy of Old Friends’. The picture above was used in that blog, nice coincidence with my thoughts in my most recent blog on how digital, art and life are all connected. Some definite continuities between now and then. Back in Brighton that week Read More…

Art, ageing, and illness

Sun 10 – Sun 17 July 2016 My blog about last week is shaped by me realising the importance of art in everything we do (hence nice picture above) as well as the impact of ageing. The latter particularly seen by visiting my old chaps in Brighton. And then myself having a day of illness Read More…

A short blog about addiction and recovery

I’m still writing my main blog about last week. But I thought it would be good to do a mini-blog. This draws out my specific thoughts inspired by a book I read about a personal experience of addiciton and recovery. Reflections on getting and staying clean My main reading book last week was unusually an Read More…

The weird week after Brexit

Sun 26 June – Sat 2 July 2016: We deal with the aftermath of Brexit So the nightmare happened but life must go on. The sad thing is that we may have lost some great things like our ability to live, travel, work and study anywhere in Europe. And our economy may never be as Read More…