I found this post back at the very beginning of The Phraser. It is a brief profile of a wonderful football club I was introduced to shortly after I restarted my writing life.
In 2012 I read a book called Endal about a yellow labrador and his owner Allen Parton. This interview followed, and was written up before The Phraser existed.
Article written for Round & About magazine, new content coming soon! http://www.roundandaboutssh.co.uk/pdfs/editions/2012/GU26/march.pdf
This was written in 2012 – more moving followed, which is when the photographs were taken. Hope there’s something in here that’s useful for someone.
The packers are in the building
House moves are stressful. We’ve done a few…twelve in two decades, which means a fairly constant state of pack and unpack.
Five of the moves have been with three children and a dog, and of those five family moves, two have been international.
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This is one of the first travel blogs on The Phraser. It took a while to re-arrange into a readable piece, which I hope means that my blogging skills have improved over the years. The grainy photographs are the few I took at the time.
This was written in the early months of The Phraser when the football excitement must have caught my eye. I’ve tidied it slightly, to try to make it read better.
The tidying up of The Phraser continues. This, rearranged so it reads better, was the first book I reviewed.
Black and white and not very big, each frame – and there are rooms of them – shows what it felt like to be there. Not easy most of the time, but so compelling.
The exhibition of photographs taken by Don McCullin over the last sixty years is on at the Tate Britain in London until 6 May 2019. I went last week…so did plenty of others.