Like most kids I used to love cartoons. My favourite pastime was drawing doodles, inspired by British comics like the Beano and Newspaper strips like Calvin and Hobbes. For my tenth birthday I received a book “Make Your Own Comics” a rather simplistic how to draw book which was inflated in price by the dozen … Continue reading When Your Teacher Told You, You Couldn’t Draw…
The school days... What are you fears? The white collar pierced my neck, pushed back by the tie representing the colours of my house and school. I compressed a finger against the shirts top button, a futile attempt to engulf some air. The school I attended was a stickler for formality and professionalism, so I … Continue reading What Are Your Fears?
If you're looking for a really good underrated film, look up Clockwork Mice. It seems impossible to get hold of, the limited copies seem to be extortionately priced. But if it's ever on TV, Netflix's, or whatever other less than legal methods to watch it - if you really like your running films it is … Continue reading The Song Of The Ungirt Runners
Wherever it takes me... "What do you want to do with your life?" "What career do you want?" These are questions I remember being bombarded with at school from people who have no clue about having a proper job (i.e. teachers and career officers). I really don't think the school method of preparing children for life … Continue reading What I Would Probably Tell My Future Child
It was the final year with Mrs Sutton as the teacher for form 9S. We had been with her since 5S (so four years). And as each year went by we gradually molded into one of the better class groups in the school. Next we would be in Year 10 and so we would be … Continue reading The First (and only) ‘Best Planner Signer’… 1997