Hello Perfectionism! , I love you.

The curse of the perfectionist. I logged into my old website earlier. I was looking for a photograph of a necklace I made once and recalled that they were on there. As I flicked through, I remembered how much I loved that site. I had to abandon it for two reasons. It...

Hello People of Belper! , I love you.

Our community has done good work today. I’m really proud of where I live. A bunch of us woke up this morning and went over to the Market Place. Here, a lovely building called No.28 has allowed us to take residence for a few hours to promote our community work...

Hello Heartbreak! , I love you.

The endurance of human beings never ceases to amaze me. I sometimes work in jobs where there’s a larger team of about thirty. People often feel comfortable enough to talk to me. So I hear some deep problems. I then watch those people go about their working...

Hello Northern Ireland! , I love you.

I’ve just got back from a lovely visit to Northern Ireland. I stayed in Bushmills and travelled around it’s surrounds. It was beautiful. Some things struck me about these areas. They are gorgeous, and very empty. I have seen some of the most beautiful...

Hello Experience! , I love you.

Something unusual happened to me last week. I got annoyed by something written on social media. So much so that I spoke out rather than remain silent. It’s rare that something rattles me, even rarer if something rattles me enough to speak out. I was still thinking...