Will Shakespeare Return?

While many people were settling down to watch Croatia play Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup, I was enjoying a cup of tea with Clive in the grounds of Long Hall, Buckinghamshire. We were less than an hour away from the annual Chiltern Shakespeare Company summer performance. This year it was the lesser-known tragedy Richard […]

Making Memories in the Mayhem

Do you ever wake up on a random Friday and your life up to that point feels as if it all has been a mere dazy, almost insignificant dream. As if that particular morning is the first day of the rest of your life. Many people aspire to live their lives with this mentality. For […]

Somewhat Fickle Friends

There is the almost indescribable satisfaction of proving people wrong. In my own case, I believe people tend to have built up a perception of me which is far removed from reality. A prime example – my taste in music. People are shocked to discover that I actually like Punk Rock. Then again, I doubt […]

Grocery Surcharges

Technology has made our lives easier in every way possible but even in 2018 there are parts of lives that still need to catch up. While I am at times an early adopter of many platforms/gadgets/processes there are some things I still prefer to keep old school. For example, I still enjoy reading a book […]

Sixty Days

An absence of one thousand, four hundred and forty hours during which I have not posted an entry. The start of a new year but until this evening, no new ramblings from yours truly. There are multiple reasons why but none worth releasing out into the public domain. As usual, after the Christmas break, we […]

Overtaken by Royalty

Your average Monday evening. It was gone 7pm as I left the office and headed towards Datchet. It is at this time in the evening when I have to make a decision. Do I take the M4, which is relatively speaking is an easier journey (but slightly longer at 22 miles) or do I take […]

The Road To Justice

As I drove back from Reading town centre this Saturday lunchtime, I happened to find myself behind a grey Jeep Renegade. Nothing out of the ordinary there, but on the rear nearside boot they had a logo. It was a sign. A sign from the Gods. I had booked tickets to see Justice League with […]