long shadows

22nd July 2018 Alec 0

Before the long-witheld chalice of adulthood, pub gardens were the size of national parks. I’m reminded of this when I see young children frolic across […]

Determinology

10th May 2018 Alec 2

In the eleventh century, the Roman Catholic and Orthodox branches of Christianity separated to follow different interpretations of the Filioque Clause – this was about […]

sunset over Watford

6th January 2018 Alec 7

The future: The young couple lounges on the couch. She’s online, he’s flicking through a catalogue. She complains that it’s exhausting going into the West […]

climate change

26th December 2017 Alec 0

I sit at the bar of the Robin Hood in St Albans with a pint of Harvey’s Sussex Best. It’s Christmas Eve and I couldn’t […]