Time Served

According to the Sky News article click bait which’s just uninvitedly popped onto my mobile device screen, Britain’s most notorious conman Mark Acklom will shortly be afforded his release from prison. With my never ending desire to write whimsy, along with mischievousness borne from middle-aged cynicism, exposure to this bulletin heightened my exuberance levels to…

The Hardest Thing

Although I like to class myself as a reasonable wordsmith, locating the words to effectively express the emotions experienced when caring for someone with a vascular dementia diagnosis is a challenge. A literary impotence I’ve not previously experienced when broaching other detrital existential plot lines which’ve sullied my past decade. For instance, at no stage…