Short stories, funny stories, stories that shouldn’t be heard but are told anyway. Experiences, journeys, encounters and ideas can come from a single image, and these litter the pages of this blog. These are our stories.
Book choices: Paws for Thought
Can you judge a book by its cover? I am not going to attempt to answer that question directly, but instead will tell you how I came by my dog. I have always wanted a dog, although as a child I was petrified of them. All that changed when I found myself sitting next to a …
Beware anonymous notes
The day I received an anonymous note scrawled on a job advert was the day that was to change my life. I wasn’t actively looking for another job because I was gainfully employed at a community media project in Hammersmith working with young media wannabes. But there it was, scribbled on a Guardian job ad looking for …
Lent: Out with the old and in with the new?
“Even now,” declares the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.” Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, he relents from sending calamity. Who knows? He may turn, have pity and leave behind a blessing. (Joel 2 …