This is my latest short poem. P O W E R. ‘You have misunderstood our intentions’, ‘your perception is all wrong’, says POWER. ‘No further action is required’, ‘the matter … Continue reading POWER

‘Speaking truth to power’

This week’s BMJ begins with the Editor’s perspective of the importance of ‘speaking truth to power’. This can be read in full here [and copied below]. It may always be … Continue reading ‘Speaking truth to power’


These are the words of Richard Holloway from his book ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’. The background image is of one of the control panels at Ardeer Power Station. I visited … Continue reading MAIN STEAM

L. N. E. R. excursions

side by side on an old newspaper page.