Newsletter

Apr
12
What Do 6000 Days Without Alcohol Feel Like for an Alcoholic?

What Do 6000 Days Without Alcohol Feel Like for an Alcoholic?

6000 days without alcohol is a long time. It doesn't mean I'm cured though. If you'd like to know how it feels, this essay's for you.
5 min read
Mar
17
I Am Not Broken

I Am Not Broken

Musing at 50 years of age about how I'm shifting my perspective to believing that I am worthy of love.
6 min read
Feb
06
A Momentary Lapse of Reason

A Momentary Lapse of Reason

How I came to love Pink Floyd.
5 min read
Jan
04
Thank You to my Russian Teacher

Thank You to my Russian Teacher

David Wolstencroft was my Russian teacher at the Army Apprentices College in Harrogate. He unlocked something in me that changed me in so many ways. This is my thank you letter to him.
8 min read
Dec
22
Freya's Musical Journey to Conservatoire

Freya's Musical Journey to Conservatoire

Our daughter is applying to conservatoire to study music. This is her journey through the last two years of high school to get there.
7 min read
Dec
08
Reflecting Stress as Love

Reflecting Stress as Love

How do I reflect my wife's work-related stress back as love?
2 min read
Nov
29
16 Years Sober and the Pub Still Gives me the Fear

16 Years Sober and the Pub Still Gives me the Fear

Parties. Ugh.
3 min read
Nov
23
What a Fantastic Time To Be a Sober Dad

What a Fantastic Time To Be a Sober Dad

I'm feeling happy, happy, joy, joy right now. Quite a turnaround from my darkness post! So, what's it all about?
2 min read
Nov
15
How A Fellow Creator Helps Me

How A Fellow Creator Helps Me

Jefferey Saddoris is one of my favourite creators. His latest podcast, Deep Natter, is incredibly helpful. Here's how.
4 min read
Nov
09
Am I an Anti-Social Cunt?

Am I an Anti-Social Cunt?

Dealing with resentment is a challenge that we all face at some point. Here's how I'm working through one.
3 min read