On the playing fields of Eton

My dearest reader I know I am writing to you today while the country, our once brave nation, is in a state of flux and unprecedented tumult. However I want to recount to you a tale which I can assure you is as astonishing as it is true. It starts at Eton public school with…

Disappointment

I have recently returned from a speaking engagement in the North Western American city of Seattle in Washington state. It was an all expenses paid trip for which I was paid a modest fee for giving my informal and informative lecture. My talk went down enormously well and, professionally, it was an enormous success, yet…

Narrative

Narrative is such a seemingly humdrum word but has power so extraordinary that it can alter perspective and force our consciousness into an alternative timeline. It does not appear to be controlled by a single entity but rather gains its power from universal “groupthink”. The stronger it gets, the more devastating it becomes. When Theresa…

Radfoot’s guide to surviving a cataclysm

These days, with the world seemingly in a never-ending state of tumult (I wrote recently on the probable source of the problems – WWIII may have already started) I find my mind wandering off-piste, as it were. Instead of the main thought thoroughfares of work-related matters, relationships, past-times and what to have for supper I…