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At 12 noon (19th December) Rae Tribbick and Andrew Morris set up a Raku furnace on the beach near the Battery and brought out the pots we’d created at the West End Christmas Market a couple of weeks earlier. The pots had been biscuit fired (baked) and glazed ready for…

The problem is institutional

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I was walking home the other night after an enjoyable evening of beer and music. By the time I got to the prom it was past midnight and no one else was around except for a police patrol. During lock-down we became accustomed to the police patrolling the prom. As…

When I think of minimalism I see an expensive house with an expensive kitchen and bathroom and expensive systems, all meant to isolate someone from the clutter that challenges them. …

That you 'believe' this to be a truth suggests it is relative. I believe there is absolute truth but we are looking from the inside out so we are not objective. Unfortunately your truths are not fundamental, rather they are derivative. …

A eulogy for my Mum

On 28 June family and friends congregated at a bus station called Stafford Crematorium where I gave the following eulogy.

Mum would have given you her last Rollo — she was the most selfless person I’ve ever met — but I recall a charity event which Mum felt she ought…

When other spaces are not

Weight lifting has among the lowest injuries of any sport despite the obvious danger of lifting excessive weights. This is because of regulations, training and attention to the inherent dangers. I remember being in a class where we were being taught to use dangerous equipment such as circular saws. …

Chris Price

Singer, musician, writer, artist and thinker struggling to make sense of our dangerously dysfunctional society but infatuated with Morecambe Bay & it’s sunsets

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