Old habits die hard

Old habits die hard. When you don’t want them to. The Luckies bought in Colombia were ridiculously cheap so I find myself at the top of the house smoking out of my bedroom window again. I tell everyone I’m a seasonal smoker. I’m breaking my own rules to be smoking on this last bitter February … More Old habits die hard

My favourite Ted Hughes quote

“The only calibration that counts is how much heart people invest, how much they ignore their fears of being hurt or caught out or humiliated. And the only thing people regret is that they didn’t live boldly enough, that they didn’t invest enough heart, didn’t love enough. Nothing else really counts at all.”

Ode to my brother

There were three of us. In the manner of many siblings we had our own brand of humour that none except us would understand. Ours was irreverent, dark and we found great hilarity in our misfortunes and our woefully unsuccessful love lives. At some point we all felt like misfits and Chris was our leader. … More Ode to my brother