drop everything

drop everything

I feel like I am trudging along, holding all these important things in my arms, and they keep slipping, so I am constantly stopping to adjust my load, and I am so tired but I keep putting one foot in front of the other and trying to move forward. When all I really...
Isolation, continued

Isolation, continued

Tomorrow is June 1st 2020. Tomorrow marks eleven weeks since I went into work. Tomorrow, according to the government, we can ease lockdown. It’s too soon. I shall remain ‘alert’ as instructed which means I will remain home as much as possible....
Ritual of Vinyl

Ritual of Vinyl

the weighted substance of an LP in your hand, presence and promise promise and ritual sliding softly from the sleeve weighted yet delicate, you handle with gentle care your fingertip touch transfers vinyl from sleeve to deck slotting central circle over central spike...
Isolation, continued

Isolation: week one

Reminder – isolation does not have to mean isolated. It’s a week since isolation started, well, “social distancing”. Not been a full week as went to work on Monday, in fact last weekend I still thought the events etc planned for this week would...
My word for 2020

My word for 2020

I don’t really do resolutions, I’m on a continual journey to better habits and choosing resolutions to stick to on an arbitrary day doesn’t work for me. However I do generally choose a word to live by – in 2020 my word is EXPLORE explore:...
I’ve changed my mind …

I’ve changed my mind …

On Saturday, while cutting up a potato I experienced a squirming, wrenching, very agonising pain in my upper back to the left of my spine and just under the shoulder blade (a sure sign I should have a chef or eat take-outs!). I’m pretty good with pain but this...