Time’s arrow

How do you break up the hours, minutes and days? Probably the same way as everyone else, even in these trying times.

On the third day…

Splendid isolation

How are you coping? Are you coping? Am I coping? A few tips from my experiences over the last three years or so.

Rules to live by

Okay… not so much rules, definitely not laws. Principles in name only. But there are some truisms that stand the test of time.

HS2 the future

If you really want to spend money on infrastructure projects…

East coast rover

Nobody guessed, or nobody knew. Or nobody cared (much more likely). It’s Berwick-Upon-Tweed, taken from a moving train on the East Coast Main Line.


Sound, pictures, data… how many media formats do you have lying around?

Political placebo

Something must be done. Something must be seen to be done. But will it actually make a difference?

My year in numbers

It was never going to be my most-favourite year, but here’s the scores on the doors.

Being Gary Taylor

A work tale from not-so long ago that has some, small connection to my latest work travails.