He was also pessimistic about the developing storm. ‘From what I hear, it could turn out to be one of the worst in many years. You are lucky that the Captain holds to his word because the delay caused by our little detour to Bordeaux could be costly. He would prefer to outrun it across … Continue reading Before the Storm
"I do not want art for a few, any more than education for a few or freedom for a few."
We are sitting at a cafe in a Greek island harbour. An old man with leathered nut brown skin wearing tattered trousers but no shirt cycles past. Brilliant blue sky. Clear waters dotted with fishing boats on our left and yachts on the right. Bustling after the arrival of the ferry. Peace will return … Continue reading A Moment in Time
A few years ago, I frequently visited the Alhambra in Granada. One of my favourite books about the place was ‘Tales of the Alhambra’ by Washington Irving. Irving is better known as the writer of Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow. This book however tells of his time spent in Granada when … Continue reading Identity Theft
Writing a book is a daunting challenge. Writing your first book is terrifying. There are days when everything runs smoothly but equally, there are days – lots of them – when you feel that you will never be able to write another word. Believe me – I’ve been there, convinced that I should just walk … Continue reading Inspiration
It's a long time since I produced any code so I tried my hand in December. if day.length = shortest then (light.level = minimum) AND (season.summer) = coming