In which I recall how I was forced to face up to my fear of the dark.

London, N7  •  11/02/2014  •  419 words
Listening to: Don't Leave Me [Ne Me Quitte Pas] by Regina Spektor

Writing room

In which I dream about my ideal space for sitting and writing.

London, N7  •  03/02/2014  •  297 words
Listening to: Desire by Anna Calvi

Think global, act local

In which I think about the global God who wants local action.

London, N7  •  02/02/2014  •  1149 words
Listening to: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major by Ludwig van Beethoven


In which I invent a useful meaning for a made-up word.

London, N7  •  01/02/2014  •  437 words
Listening to: The Flood by Take That

Burning down the house

In which I reveal where my sense of security rests.

London, N7  •  30/01/2014  •  361 words


In which I list eight songs that I might take to a desert island.

London, N7  •  26/01/2014  •  1515 words
Listening to: Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits

Ripped from the headlines

A short story about cheese, set in a disused holiday resort.

London, N7  •  14/01/2014  •  1092 words
Listening to: Pompeii by Bastille

Quote me

In which I write about travelling light.

London, N7  •  04/01/2014  •  995 words
Listening to: I Want You Back by the Jackson 5

Kick it

In which I write about Simeon, a bloke from the Bible who had an item on his bucket list and ticked it off.

London, N7  •  03/01/2014  •  696 words
Listening to: Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd


In which I write about new year’s resolutions, and why Jonathan Edwards is a misery-guts.

London, N7  •  02/01/2014  •  987 words
Listening to: Symphony No. 8 in F Major by Ludwig van Beethoven