A few years ago, my Mum and Dad came to visit me in the heart of the Rhineland. It was a Saturday afternoon in early September and the towns were buzzing with visitors enjoying the last of the summer wine before the new stuff appeared later in the autumn. It was approaching lunchtime in Ahrweiler, … Continue reading Armistice


Two years ago this week, I moved into the place I live now. Ever since I was a student I've been fussy about decor and because this was the first place I'd ever bought, I decided to mark the occasion by painting the walls in the boldest colours I could get away with. The place … Continue reading Conscious