The Golden Years

What happens when your favourite place in the world is closing down?

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A forgotten history…

Once a year, I like to make a pilgrimage up north to Carlisle. It’s due North. A straight shot up the M6. A temporary migration to the homeland. Part of my desire to head ‘up country’ could be explained by cynefin – a sense of being amongst one’s folks – that I’ve explored elsewhere (The…

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The Power of Tea

Tea. Some people just don’t get it. They drink one cup, look at their watches and say that they have to get on with their day. Some people – and I can hardly bear to write this – don’t even LIKE tea. These people are heathens and should be watched carefully. But those people who…

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