Half Mast

While my mother sits in her armchair watching today’s funeral of Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, I’ll be shredding a pile of documents in the matriarch’s kitchen. Like jet blasting muck from patios, yours truly find the wanton destruction of confidential documents a cathartic experience. The bank statements, tax code documents and delinquent insurance…

Triggers

I’ve recently returned from watching an under-16 football match between my new locale Tingley and former manor Colton. A spontaneous decision resulting in a couple of hours where I got to meet up with my Colton based buddy Mike. He in attendance to watch son Sam, who plays as a midfielder for the away side….

Visions of Consciousness

It’s Sunday evening as I commence this blog. Sitting in my dining area, I’m aware of the Strictly Come Dancing results show which emanates from the corner of the lounge. It’s cheering crowd and jangle of sequins an unwelcome distraction in my attempts to wax lyrical…… God only knows why my wife Karen chose to invite…

City of City & United, United

Like any person with a shred of humanity, waking yesterday to the news of Monday nights terrorist attack in Manchester sickened me to the core. Although I have strong views about the incident, I’m going to leave the journaling of actions, views and possible solutions to proper political writers. I’m keen to avoid venturing down avenues where…

What Are The Other 52 Million Listening To?!

Well it’s reached the last day of a month where several legends from the entertainment business have been taken from us. Unfortunately January 2016, as part of his pact with the grim reaper, didn’t want to go with a whimper. Consequently, this morning we were hit with the sad news of the passing of broadcaster/presenter…