Beginning the Book

Beginning the Book

The idea of my writing a book has been floating around our house for a while now, slowly shedding it’s aura of incredibility. That quip I made about my life reading like an Amazon bestseller took root and, with a Pinocchio-esque insistence, demands to become a real book…

I write because…

I write because…

I write because it costs nothing. Ikea give you free pencils and there’s always something around to scribble on – a napkin, a receipt, a wall, a limb.

Is language in danger?

Is language in danger?

Language is a living, evolving entity, but doesn’t it need nurturing and protection like any other living thing? We seek to preserve species, geographical sites and places of historical interest – what about the tools with which we convey our deepest instincts, fears and truths – the essence of what it is to be human?