Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: family

The world behind them

Tide is out at Normans Bay

They just want to be in a place where they have the world behind them, and before them nothing but emptiness.

W.G. Sebald, The Rings of Saturn

A few weeks back we went on a camping holiday, down to the coast. My holiday reading was W.G. Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn. Both had quite an effect on me. Read the rest of this entry »

The camera lies

Boy holding camera

A few recent scenarios for you. All happened. All involved technology. All were kind of annoying, or at least eye-opening. In each case I couldn’t quite figure out how much I should blame the technology, and how much I should blame the person. Or indeed, how much I should blame myself for a particular worldview. Read the rest of this entry »

Reader, I Married Her

Couple at weddingSo, a little over a week ago I got married. I’m not entirely sure my writing can do justice to the day.  It is so easy to fall into clichés, as it was the best day of my life, it did go far too quickly and I am so, so very happy to have married the love of my life. Read the rest of this entry »