The company you keep

I had a day of good companionship and interesting conversations. Some of these encounters were planned, others unexpected. Along the way, some rather exciting projects moved along in a rather exciting fashion, some new ideas were formed, some laughs were had, and some...

So this guy walks into a bard

It’s worth pointing out up front that the man in the picture is not looking at me like that because I made the pun in the title of this post out loud in his presence. And nor, I suspect, is he sad because Shakespeare is dead (though that’s the grave right...

Same place, different neighbourhood

I went for a walk near my house today. Hardly blogworthy news, but I mention it for a couple of reasons. The first is that I’m only really starting to discover the extent to which Birmingham is actually green. I always think of this as a road-intensive place....

The alibi

I’ve always liked going for walks. It’s a nice thing to do. Recently, I’ve graduated to the kind of walking more usually described as “hiking” (otherwise known as “rambling” here in the UK, or “tramping” back in...