Re-examining my past posts: #1 The Total A**hole’s Guide to Holding a Grudge

Two years ago No Script For Life.com ran a special three-part look at grudges and personal feuds. At the time, it was this website’s - this writer’s - most ambitious project to date. It was a big success for the site, and caused traffic to noticeably go up. Since then, the project has been available … Continue reading Re-examining my past posts: #1 The Total A**hole’s Guide to Holding a Grudge

Do You Want to Buy Me a Coffee?

Well now you can! Though I would probably prefer a cup of tea or a hot chocolate. But if the mood takes you - click here! Ah, but why would you want to buy me a drink? You don't know me. I might be one of those ghastly people who make that dreadful sucking noise … Continue reading Do You Want to Buy Me a Coffee?

1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?

A furore has built in the wake of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s dispiriting budget last week, where NHS staff have been promised a paltry 1% pay rise following the hardest year ever faced by the health service. Questions among staff are now being asked; Where’s our thanks? Where’s the solidarity? Where’s our bleedin’ money? But these … Continue reading 1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?

10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Care Workers

Most people know somebody who is a care worker, or knows somebody who needs care from one of these amazing support workers but how much do we really know about what they do? #1.  Care Workers often work for minimum wage and have to pay for the maintenance of the vehicles they use to reach … Continue reading 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Care Workers

DailyAudio: The Death of Grass narrated by David Mitchell

THE DEATH OF GRASS narrated by David Mitchell By John Christopher >>> Full cast drama >>> First broadcast 2009 5x15 minute segments >>>  Total running time: 70 mins approx. A grass virus from China spreads all over the world, sparking a food shortage crises that's so dire governments resort to atom bombs to prevent their … Continue reading DailyAudio: The Death of Grass narrated by David Mitchell

The First Step Is Often The Hardest – How Not To Procrastinate

Are you like me? I aspire to earn a crust from writing so I have to write a lot of words, put in a lot of hours and basically fail a lot. But I love to write. And I don’t have much else to do at the moment. But getting started, sitting down to actually … Continue reading The First Step Is Often The Hardest – How Not To Procrastinate