Emerging from the corner of the Blogosphere

Social media groups are all well and good, but if my blog is a piece of chalk in a room full of whiteboards then I won’t get much benefit from them.

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Sheep In Wolf’s Clothing

A summer hibernation, Adjourned. The dog days came, to a bloody halt.   The slow, fat prey, are the first to be caught. to be tossed around, by kind eyes and sharp teeth.   “Any of us could be next,” thought one, clawing the victim aside, as was once his fate.   The circle revolved,…

Things I learned in school

My art teacher always used to say “hard work always beats natural talent that doesn’t work hard.” And repeatedly that mantra has proven itself true. I had a conversation with a friend the other day, basically we discussed how great ideas only come at times we don’t want or need them. In places where you’re…

It’s just black ink on white paper

When the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ trailer was released, the internet promptly (and rightly) exploded. There were so many talking points. But one I don’t think deserves much merit or opposition was the ‘controversial’ decision to cast John Boyega, a black stormtrooper, as a main character. One Youtuber suggested that the franchise “didn’t need some black…