Are all women evil?

The internet is a brilliant place. Some corners of it are a little bit weird, but for every corner filled with pictures of cows in feather boas, there is another which is full of supportive people helping each other out. Since becoming a single dad I've joined a number of communities online to help me... Continue Reading →

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Time for an interlude

Regular readers of this blog (i.e. both of you) will have noticed that I've not posted for almost two weeks. Honestly, I don't know how you have filled your days without my half-formed thoughts to fill your minds. I wish I could say it was for one of two reasons; either that I had been... Continue Reading →

Online Shopping

I was chatting with someone the other day about online dating and we came up with an analogy (or is it a metaphor?) that was pretty much on point and addresses some of the major problems for people who, like me, are using digital tools to help them meet people. Online dating is like going... Continue Reading →

Picture Me This

I used to be in a gang. It lasted one mealtime. I was nine years old, and had read a comic book about a cool science fiction hero who had grown up in a gang and who therefore learned cool fighting moves and a sense of self-confidence I envied. So I declared that from then... Continue Reading →

Know your enemy

The Caesars of ancient Rome used to employ small boys to stand next to them on their Triumph marches whose sole job was to gently remind the Emperor that he was merely a man and not a god. They would sit behind them and whisper it in their ears; "You are not a god. You... Continue Reading →

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