Posts Tagged: Family

The Train

I’m on “the train”. I emphasise “the train” as when I was a child this was the train. The train runs from Bletchley to Bedford, stopping at two of the villages I grew up in. My Grandparents lived in Bedford, and so when I went to visit them I’d travel along this line. My bike wouldContinue Reading ›

2012

I had initially planned to write a review article for 2012, looking back on the books and music I’ve enjoyed through the year, but that doesn’t feel as relevant today as it did a few weeks ago. I’ll remember 2012 for some fantastic highs, but for ending with a series of lows. 2012 was oneContinue Reading ›

James Bond Will Return In Skyfall

I am a huge fan of James Bond, both the books and the films. I remember being allowed to stay at my Nana’s house on a school night just so I could watch You Only Live Twice in colour. I remember the relief on my Uncle’s face when having been instructed to take me toContinue Reading ›

Stealing Time

Time is like an invisible bottle of water, at the very beginning you suck up every drop you need, soon you find that sharing is rewarding and fun, then it become your responsibility to share and you wonder how much is still available for yourself, at this point if you can’t figure a way cutContinue Reading ›

Remembering Steve Jobs

I was up rather late last night, and thought I’d check Twitter on my iPad one last time before heading to bed. I did so just as the news of Steve Jobs passing away hit Twitter; somehow it felt fitting to be watching people express their sadness and thanks on one of the amazing devicesContinue Reading ›