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 […]

the Six Bells, St Albans

17th March 2017 Alec 9

Going into night shifts is a brutal process but a staple of my life. It starts with enforced narcolepsy as you bludgeon your circadian rhythm […]