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Licence to Bill

Licence to Bill

Governments license people to do and own dangerous things, so they can keep a track on who is putting everyone else at risk. Dogs can be dangerous. Driving cars can be dangerous. And there are very few non-dangerous uses of […]

Britain’s Golden Alphabet

Britain’s Golden Alphabet

In praise of the gold medal winners from Team GB A is for Ainslie, who sailed to gold in the Finn. For the greatest of sailors, this was a fifth medal win. B is for Burke, Clancy, Thomas and Kennaugh; […]

Back Into Us

Back Into Us

As sunlight draws away And years collide with memory I remember that look you had in eye And the colours we painted the world The capers we would surround Sharper, cleaner, brighter Yet our senses were never overwhelmed Now they’re […]

Interval with Valerie

Interval with Valerie

Previously in the saga of Preston Dirges’ office existence, Gordon and Tina were in trouble with their boss. Meanwhile, Valerie returns to Preston’s desk, finding him deep in thought… Int. Preston’s Office Floor – Day Preston’s face presses against the […]