My pod cast interview with the guys from Virosis Clothing

Something a bit different for you today.   A couple of good friends of mine, Graham D and CJ, have recently started a pod cast called the Virosis Clothing pod cast. Virosis Clothing is a new alternative T-shirt enterprise created by Graham D, whose ethos and branding are all about facing adversity, overcoming challenges and… Continue reading My pod cast interview with the guys from Virosis Clothing

75 years on, my contemplations

On this night seventy five years ago (approximately 2330 5th June), my grandfather, Corporal Jack Carter, 1st Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, his friends and thousands of others just like them ,would have been preparing for the beginning of the invasion of northern Europe. He was 21 years old and was part of… Continue reading 75 years on, my contemplations

Happy gotcha day to Lucy the Greyhound

A nice happy little post this morning. It’s Lucy the Greyhound’s gotcha day today.   I can’t quite believe we’ve had her for two years to be honest. The time has just flashed by so fast. Sarah and I are so pleased we brought her into the family. She’s full of mischief, acts like a… Continue reading Happy gotcha day to Lucy the Greyhound

Try my audio book with an Audible 30 day free trial

Want to listen to my poetry audio book, The Edge of Darkness, but don’t have an Audible account? No problem. Audible offers a free 30 day trial. You get 1 book credit to use on a book of your choice. The book is yours to keep even if you decide not to purchase an Audible… Continue reading Try my audio book with an Audible 30 day free trial

Happy gotcha day to our lovely boy Mac

It’s almost inconceivable that it’s one year today that we went and collected our lovely boy Mac, aka Mac the Greyhound, Macatron and “Oi, get out of my seat”!   He’s a lovely calm lad and, although it took him a little while to fully settle in, he’s absolutely made this his home and become… Continue reading Happy gotcha day to our lovely boy Mac

Try a new sci fi book today

Want to listen to one of my Jackson Silver GFC series audio books but don’t have an Audible account? No problem. Audible offers a free 30 day trial. You get 1 book credit to use on a book of your choice. The book is yours to keep even if you decide not to purchase an… Continue reading Try a new sci fi book today

That Friday feeling

Well, it’s Friday again folks. It’s been a bit of a damp, cold week here in the UK. Sarah, the dogs and I are very much looking forward to a movie at home this evening curled up with some popcorn. Then tomorrow my band is playing a gig in a nearby town. The last time… Continue reading That Friday feeling

Well, that’s the weekend over

Well that’s the weekend over. It went by far too quickly in my opinion!   Sarah and I had a lovely visit with friends up in Birmingham where we had delicious home cooked food, great company and belated birthday presents for a few of us. Sarah’s parents came and dog sat, so we arrived home… Continue reading Well, that’s the weekend over

Lest we forget

THE THOUSAND YARD STARE   Saucer eyed with whitewashed skin, the soldier stares into the distance   The noise around him fading to background static   Saw action he did this boy of nineteen, now become a man   Numb from the pain, the smoke and the blood   The edges of his vision blur… Continue reading Lest we forget