Thoughts tonight

“I need a meeting”; not an unusual thought to run through my head – but it’s rare these days that I have the strong sense of needing a meeting like I did tonight. Tonight I felt I was at one of those junctions in the road with clear and distinct choices. Don’t get me wrong, […]

Mullowing is Banned

I’ve created a new word to describe one of my major character defects: I want to be clear from the outset that this is not some harmless, slightly quirky habit. When I do this (and it is me that makes it happen), I take everyone down with me. I place aside all the things I […]

A Beagle and a Pair of Doc Martens

Dedicated to @ChrisBzChris The parallels between them were clear; both initially caused a lot of pain and took a long time to get used to, and both were worth every minute of it. They also enjoyed going for walks together; whenever those scuffed blue boots appeared Lilly knew it was time for an adventure. You […]

Can I control my drinking?

The other day I responded to a Twitter post from someone sober who was thinking about picking up again, but only drinking once-a-week and just 2-4 drinks. Their query; is this achievable? My response was simple: “In my opinion only people who can’t do this ask that question.” I say that because for the last […]