Fatman!

It often says more about the person making a judgement of someone else than it does about the person they’re judging. We’re all basically a complex set of rules and mental flow charts designed (as we grow) to make sense quickly of the world around us. We categorise based on good or bad experience and because of … More Fatman!

Feeling shirty

Well it’s the start of December – the run up to Christmas – and for almost everyone in the western world it’s something of a hurdle to overcome with regard to food and drink indulgence. For my own part I think my head is very much ‘in the game’ at the moment, and SO FAR I’m not … More Feeling shirty

Appreciating freedoms

I was grocery shopping in Aldi yesterday morning. As budget shopping goes I’ve come to really appreciate the minimalism of the place and the sometimes bizarre apparel that they sell right next to the cherry tomatoes. If the zombie apocalypse strikes while I’m out shopping then I’d prefer to be in a grocery store that sells … More Appreciating freedoms

The rinds of life

Yesterday evening was not so great.  After my bath yesterday I sat for some time relaxing in the armchair of my bay window watching the sun go down, completely blissed out.  The only thing interrupting the sound of the waves was an occasional rumble from my stomach. I hadn’t eaten anything since midday – and … More The rinds of life

It’s all lies

Something that’s never ceased to amaze me is just how many people think it’s cool to hang out of a car and call someone names. It’s happened to me as long as I can remember – and in many ways it’s something I now accept as a fact of life, but can drastically change my mood. … More It’s all lies