My name is Endymion. I am a lowly Athenian shepherd. Good looking perhaps but everybody’s mug. I have always longed for a family but my wage is low and I cannot afford to commit. Up in the heavens Selene, the Goddess of the Moon, is insistent on having a […]
Happiness in Spite.
It is 5.00am on 30th April 2021 and I am happy. I have just come out of my period of mourning for poor old Phil, a man who seemed to have enjoyed life no matter what trials and tribulations were thrown at him from a very early age, with his […]
The Here And Now.
I live on a small, some might say exclusive estate of 10 houses in a small town in the west of Ireland, situated on the banks of a beautiful and sometimes swift flowing river that eventually finds it way to the heart beat of Ireland, the River Shannon. I have […]
Longsight, Manchester All Those Years Ago. Part 1
Except for Mr Hitler dropping bombs on Manchester especially during the Christmas Blitz of 1940 I would most likely have grown up in Miles Platting rather than Longsight. Nowt wrong with Miles Platting many a good man came from there but Longsight was my only memory of youth, a grand […]
February 2021’s Thoughts
It is 6.30 am of a Monday morning at the beginning of February 2021, 18 days from my 75th birthday and I am just wondering whether anything has improved in those 75 years. I was conceived on or just after VE Day 1945. I know I was a late baby […]
A Way Through The Morass.
Let us start off with the premise that man needs woman and vice versa although it is not in this instance an adverb I would choose to dwell on. This need is there in all forms of natural existence. Let us also presume that both sides of this need is […]
Back Again With Vengeance
Good morning, I am back. It is the 1st January 2021. A brand new year with lots to look forward to, lots to recover from and lots to complain about. Over the Christmas just gone I promised myself in discussion with my loved ones to get into my stride again […]