Passing on

Reading time: < 1 min Queen Mother dies R.I.P. Kinda takes the edge off a very drunken BBQ. But in a good way, sort of, if you know what I mean.

Awful world

Reading time: < 1 min Safiya Husaini has been freed. However another woman now faces the same sentence of death by stoning. Unless her appeal is successful she will be stoned in eight months time once she has finished breastfeeding her baby. What kind of world do we live in? And is this the true face of Islamic law? Too […]


Reading time: < 1 min Seven days, seven questions – how much attention did YOU pay this week?


Reading time: < 1 min Poets May Lead the Publishing Revolution – not sure if I agree with this fully. I don’t see the lack of support for poetry by the ‘big guns’ being that a huge an issue, and whilst it will aid smaller specialist publishing companies I don’t think it could constitute a revolution. Still I’ve been wrong […]

What type are you?

Reading time: < 1 min My Enneagram Personality (via Julie via Zannah) Type 1: The Reformer. The rational, idealistic type. [ 1 ] Type 2: The Helper. The caring, nurturing type. [ -6 ] Type 3: The Motivator. The adaptable, success-oriented type. [ 0 ] Type 4: The Artist. The intuitive, reserved type. [ 11 ] Type 5: The Thinker. […]

Friday Five

Reading time: < 1 min Friday Five 1. If you could eat dinner with and “get to know” one famous person (living or dead), who would you choose? Wow, just one? That’s a toughie – Martin Luther King Jnr.? Hitler? Margaret Thatcher? Robert F. Scott? Einstein? John Lennon? Ayn Rand? Arthur C Clarke? John Lennon probably. I think he would […]