Wishing and hoping

I want to offer an individual experience to make a point and to shout at the sky about the bigger picture. In the wake of the murder and rape of Eurydice Dixon, my concern is about violence towards women and the more systemic, and often less visible, sexism that comes...

Vale Amy Jayne Everett

Amy Jayne Everett was 14 years old when she died last week. Her father has said that bullying convinced her she had little choice but “to escape the evil in this world”. Heartbreaking and I can only nod in resigned agreement, in my experience there is too much evil;...

On life myth and dreams continued…

“Our woal life is a idear we dint think of nor we dont know what it is” Riddley Walker said that in the novel by Russell Hoban. It’s one of my most favourite quotes ever. It speaks to my love of myth and dreaming, the wondrous potential of not quite known threads in...