Sharing My Thoughts

A week or so ago I found myself staring at my blog, pondering the photos I take for it and the content I produce. It wasn’t until then that I realised I haven’t done a personal post over here on so long. Sure the odd bit of my life makes it into snarky sub-clauses in […]

War With The Newts By Karel Čapek

Book by Karel Capek

Reading War With The Newts it is incredibly difficult to believe it was written in 1936. Almost everybody that reads the book in the modern era reflects on certain elements sounding like they could refer to Nazi Germany and WW2. And in some ways they clearly did and picked up on the sense of war looming. […]

Looking Back On 2017

Just like every year in my life, 2017 has had its really terrible moments. It has also had some incredible moments. There will be many memories from 2017, some that I would rather forget and some that I will cherish every single day for the rest of my life. Over the last couple of years […]

London Labour Regional Conference

At the start of 2017 I could never have imagined going to a weekend long conference up in London or doing anything other than sitting there as a nervous wreck. But by the end of 2017 that is exactly what I managed and in fact did stuff that exceeded that ten fold. Regional Labour Party’s […]

Labour Supper Club Fundraiser At Aqua, Croydon

Whether it is chomping down on your most bog-standard of Wetherspoons burgers or getting all glammed up and contending with numerous types of cutlery, you can pretty much be certain that if somebody suggests food out I will be there. And I mean why not? We all know that we will never be able to […]

Let Us Talk About… Zero Hours Contracts

A few days ago I was laying down and unable to sleep. A whole variety of thoughts were racing through my mind relating to spending more time with those around me, the mental and physical exhaustion I was feeling and about the guilt of trying to create a work/life balance. Those thoughts became increasingly present […]

Let Us Talk About… Winning In Croydon Central

Seeing somebody win feels great and being part of that victory feel even better. Taking the win for Sarah Jones here in Croydon by itself, I am over the moon. The new and the old in terms of age and campaigning experience came together from the whole of London and the South East to get […]