Saying goodbye

I'm with Edith Piaf on the subject of regret because it's a negative thing, unlike grief. Now that's a personal thing, something you do, in your own time and way. My father died last year, his 93rd. I wrote this story about him. I call it My Father was a Stranger   My father was…Read more Saying goodbye

10 Things to keep in mind when loving a highly creative person

http://iheartintelligence.com/2015/07/08/loving-a-highly-creative-person/ This is an article I spotted, recently, that I'm so glad never fell into the hands of my ex-wife and that's my grandson, Fionn, wearing my hat. I won't tell you which is which, though It has been proven that highly creative people’s brains work quite differently than other brains. That special brain wiring…Read more 10 Things to keep in mind when loving a highly creative person

Finnegans Wake: Book 1.2 — Secret Diary Of PorterGirl

Tackling James Joyce, particularly his most impenetrable work, Finnegan's Wake, is either an act of folly or bravery and probably, a combination of both. This is just the second stab, so to speak, by The Secret Diary of a PorterGirl You will not be surprised to hear that I still have no real clue about…Read more Finnegans Wake: Book 1.2 — Secret Diary Of PorterGirl

Persuading Britain to spend billions on Trident is like convincing a tramp to buy a bazooka

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/may/17/britain-spend-billions-trident-government-cyber-attack?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Scots comedian, Frankie Boyle takes an hilarious, if chilling, swipe at the UK's nuclear defence ambitions Persuading Britain to spend billions on Trident is like convincing a tramp to buy a bazooka Frankie Boyle The government insists we are prepared for cyber attack – but to be honest we’re rarely prepared for snow in…Read more Persuading Britain to spend billions on Trident is like convincing a tramp to buy a bazooka