12
Feb
2021

THE CUSSEDNESS OF INANIMATE OBJECTS Something strange happened to my computer yesterday. The screen suddenly turned upside down. Ha! I thought. I must have pressed something by accident. But an afternoon spent squinting at an upside down screen yielded me nothing but further frustration. Friends didn’t know how to right it. Maybe the Settings tab...
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2
Feb
2021

SPIKED

VACCI  NATION.    They stick pins into you… We had our anti Covid jabs today, in a motorbike showroom cleared for the purpose in a back street in Crewe. Our own town wasn’t offering them, which I found disgraceful, since there are plenty of premises. As we set off in the rain, driven by Son Number...
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2
Jan
2021

THE CIRCULARITY OF TIME

AUDEN’s uncertainty. It’s exactly fifty years since we were wed, on a snowy day, January 2nd, 1971, at Aldershot Registry Office, and today feels very like that. We didn’t know then about the disaster at the Ibrox Stadium when 66 people died and over 100 were crushed and injured. No danger of that happening today...
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30
Dec
2020

Televisual Indigestion

Televisual Indigestion:Saturated with too many pieces of news, fake news, bad news, and the empty space of no news, I made the mistake of opening and viewing one of my Christmas presents, a DVD of Brave New World, with John Hurt being tortured before the final scene with the rats. Not what you might call...
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