Sometimes you just have to write…

Children at the Beach

Every sentence the under-sixes utter is about themselves: “I wanna …. (fill in the blank)”, “Look at me!”, and so on.

August 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

The Lure of the Medieval

As the medieval period is portrayed in stories, there’s a very simple view of life: right vs. wrong. Good vs. evil.

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

How English is Guernsey?

The other day I tweeted “Guernsey is so very English.” Well, I stand corrected. It isn’t English. I learned this when I asked a completely unrelated question in a shop. … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Going to the Fair

There’s something magical about a county fair. It has an innocence about it; it hearkens back to a time when people enjoyed games and events that didn’t involve a screen … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment