flotsam & jetsam

Failing That…

I need a nap. Failing that, a powernap. Failing that, a coffee. Failing that, a smoke. Failing that, some sugar. Failing that, a holiday. Failing that, a new job. Failing that, early retirement. Failing that, […]

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Essays & Opinion

Music of the Marionettes

Five. Four. Three. Two. One. It seems hard to believe that Gerry Anderson, pioneer of Supermarionation and producer of classic kids’ television like Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet might have unwittingly influenced popular music through puppet […]

Essays & Opinion

When Words Fail

The limits of language might, on first consideration, seem a curious topic to write about. But then, like all topics, if not discussed in language, then it is not discussed at all. And by most […]