Happy New Year 2022!

On New Year’s Day my resolution was to write more blogs starting with one on New Year’s Day. The calendrically aware amongst you may have noticed that it’s now a week on so I’m failing in my promise to myself and to offer greetings to my readers. Colchester I’ve been...

William Blake – book review

By the Tate Gallery This is not so much a review of this book, good though it is, rather it’s a review of William Blake himself. Before you think that sounds a bit presumptuous I’ll explain. This isn’t actually a book, it’s the catalogue for the William Blake...

Someone did the decent thing this morning

Since the end of the lockdown, or perhaps I should say Lockdown 1 as it seems it’s likely it’s no longer a singular, I’ve been preparing to move house to be closer to my muse. As a result I cleared out my shed. At the back of my shed I came across a large set of step...