Socially Acceptable

Socially Acceptable “Right, so you’re a food blogger writing about food bloggers writing about food? Well, er yes, but hear me out…” is how the conversation might have gone if I’d given Russell the opportunity to comment on this piece. But I...

“Do.” An essay.

You might do something well or badly, but first of all you must do. It might be something you enjoy; more wonderfully, perhaps something which you love. It might be something which brings you little pleasure but, at least, some reward, and so it will be of some value....

Keys to the kingdom

There was a time when I longed to be a professional chef. I left home at 17 and drifted into clerical work which I came to loath and was desperate to do a job I enjoyed. Music was my first love but I simply had no clue how to make the jump from writing songs and...

A Newbie Blogger

I have only recently started blogging. It is not my natural way to spend a Sunday afternoon, but I have to do something to get me out of the washing up. As of yet, I don’t know if I am any good at it. I worry about my grammar (and I apologise to any pedants who...

Greenwich, a photo essay

Samuel Johnson was said to have remarked that ‘every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier’: visit the ‘Nelson, Navy, Nation’ exhibition at the Greenwich Maritime Museum and, even if Johnson’s quip means nothing to you, it is...

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