18 things I didn’t achieve in 2018

Remarkable, just how much you can manage to not achieve if you really put your mind to it. For example, in the last 12 months (8,760 hours) I have managed to achieve practically nothing of any note whatsoever.

We survived another year on this inevitable road to death

Not that I’m a pessimist or anything. I’m just potently aware of my own – and everyone else’s, mortality, and there’s nothing like the sudden arrival of New Year’s Eve to bring it all  rushing to the surface. Cheers! In Western culture we have a tradition of marking the start of each year with aContinue reading “We survived another year on this inevitable road to death”

5 Things I learnt in 2015

We’re here again, the cusp of a brand new year. Usually tonight’s the night I drink too much and have a little cry to myself in the toilets about the inevitability of time before reemerging at the Big Countdown to hold hands and slur what I think could be the words to Old Lang Syne and pass out in a teary,Continue reading “5 Things I learnt in 2015”