Category Archives: TMI

My Recovery through movie, music and homespun philosophy.

I’m not ashamed to admit that I was on my knees, literally and figuratively, in the early hours of Friday morning. It didn’t last too long, as I sat a day in the pits of despair chinks of light started … Continue reading

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An open letter to Rolf Harris.

Dear Mr Harris, This is the second time I’ve written to you, I was a wee boy when I wrote for an autograph the first time, you probably don’t remember I’m sure you got loads, I probably called you Rolf, … Continue reading

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If I’m a One Hit Wonder, I’m cool with that!

I started writing Universal Service as a creative outlet and also as a way of putting order to my own thoughts. Never did I imagine I would have had 163,151 visitors, but that’s not really the whole story – 151,317 … Continue reading

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Craft Fairs have got me sold.

How often do we get the opportunity to buy something from the person who produced it? Recently I have been getting a big kick out of doing just this. I get so frustrated with the many soulless ways I have … Continue reading

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3 Photos that make me think I am on the wrong planet.

Sometimes I see a picture and think, “I have no words” or “I’m not sure what words mean any more” or just “Really? Folk do that?” The Prime Minister   This is David Cameron standing in front of a golden … Continue reading

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5 new things I do, since becoming a parent.

Pretend to be a Pirate. My life at the moment seems to be a whirlwind of Hoover attachment swords, shouts of “Ahoy there!” and being forced to walk the plank. I’m frequently called an “Old Codfish” (Peter Pan uses this … Continue reading

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Man of Steel : Not My Superman

There is no bigger Pop Culture Icon than Superman, he means so much to so many people, he’s the greatest immigrant story ever told, he’s a beacon of hope and he’s a role model for humanity. So in this the … Continue reading

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