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 […]


2nd November 2017 Alec 17

On a Thursday morning, I’m often awoken by the pneumatic thud of loads landing on a drop pad and the lilt of rolling steel on […]

the proverbial lot

2nd October 2017 Alec 5

At the start of 2017, Red Squirrel Brewery announced there would be big news and triggered a countdown on social media for the twentieth of […]

the churchyard sapling

9th September 2017 Alec 2

There is a crabapple sapling in the grounds of St Albans cathedral that succeeds in stealing the limelight from its giant larch and beech neighbours. […]

the reluctant pub-goer

15th July 2017 Alec 1

In Verulamium Park I lie in the shadows of lime and sycamore with my T-shirt flung aside. It’s baking. The atmosphere out in the open […]