Save Japan’s whales, kill the politicians

Japan has just announced that it's leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunting in July 2019. As a middle-class, white British national living a privileged life of questionable significance in Britain, my opinion on the matter of Japanese whaling is of no real importance whatsoever. I have only been to Japan once, as a …

Mindfulness: what is it and is it good, or is it a load of bollocks?

Mindfulness definitely sounds like a load of bollocks. It's the sort of word that sounds like it was made up by an American women's magazine columnist in an article about how she went to find herself at a yoga retreat up a mountain in Goa. Surprisingly, this is not the case. The word mindfulness was …

Wandering the Sussex hills

To the disappointment of every tabloid journalist in the UK, the late May bank holiday was not a 'total washout' as predicted. These are from today's walk around Lullington Heath 🙂