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Self Knowledge & the Aphorism

Which aphorism? "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing" The last few months have been quite amazing in terms of self growth and understanding, both for me in isolation and me in my marriage to Lynn. We had a great conversation a couple of weeks ago over a coffee in our local Nero's, during which …

OCD

I'm about halfway through some really good therapy that I'm getting from the UK's NHS. One of the things that's good about it is that we are coming up to session 6 and we have only just started thinking about treatment; the process so far has been a deep discovery dive into what's happening in …

Sarah

Ten in the morning. That time when sleepiness has properly given way to a gentle sense of alertness and potential even if you’ve had a lazy day so far, and Sarah had had exactly that. She had rolled out of bed at nine, and only then because her thoughts had become increasingly concerned with the …

Men

There are men in my town Dressed head to toe in brown Or navy blue shorts (with plain white tees) That hover, just above, their knobbly knees And sometimes these men, I think, Must say “What the heck!!” And mix it up large With a shirt printed in check It’s brown on white of course, …

Train Spotting

There are things about train spotting that I have enjoyed, but it's not a passion. This has already given me an idea for another blog post on the theme of how I confuse people so that they end up saying “But I thought you liked [this thing]?” So this is just a straightforward list of what …