Latest Random Scribblings

  • Downsizing
    Life moves on and the kids leave and all of a sudden the place is too big… No, while it’s true one daughter is gallivanting all over the world and currently on her way to Harvard university...
  • Activism, and the magic of names.
    Activism, and the magic of names.
    There’s a lot of celebration going on this week, about the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which gave “the vote” to some property owning women over thirty (and almost all men over twenty...
  • Bristol Bike Theft Awareness
    Bristol Bike Theft Awareness
    An open letter to my MP Luke Hall, on the subject of motorcycle theft, following the meeting of the Bristol Bike Theft Awareness panel at BAWA on Tuesday 30th January 2018. (thumbnail image from Bristol Evening Post)...
  • Whither Druidry
    Whither Druidry
    A deliberately provocative title for an article draft destined for the Imbolc newsletter of The Druid Network, just prior to its annual gathering near Birmingham. Lots of links – have fun exploring! “Whence Druidry” has become incredibly...
  • Yule Lists - What Not to Buy!
    Yule Lists – What Not to Buy!
    At this time of year, as we approach commercialmas on bended wallet, there are so many lists of things. My in tray is – like yours, I’m sure – full of ways to change money into tatt....
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