Graham of Anywhere

Graham's blog: politics, poetry, and introspection

Socialite

I'm really not a socialite. I'm an introvert who always ends up in social scenarios, talking to the people. It's difficult. Because I really ain't that great with the spoken word, I ain't witty and I'm…

one:life | one:crowd | one:love

Something Unrequited

I'm a drifter. Drifting is easy. Decisions on the fly. Never really applying too much thought to the long term. It's always been so far away. And I've never really known, known…

Which Way Forward?

Hmm it's been a long time since I've really written anything. Anything at all. I used to write lots. Most of it junk, but it was true catharsis. I should get back into the habit.

So. At the time of…

Sonia's Storyline in EastEnders

Hello.

Quick background for the global audience: EastEnders is a long-running, famous British soap-opera produced for and by the BBC. Currently, they are running a lesbian storyline involving Sonia,…

Starting Again

I'm slowly but surely getting my life re-organised down here in Bedfordshire. It's a little bit wierd being a Scotsman in the south of England, surrounded by southern accents, but I've decided that Britain…

Northerly Winds

I'm heading southwards, oh yeah. After a slightly bizzare few days, I can confirm that I've been offered a job - yes, a proper job - down in Milton Keynes. Which is just north of London. And so I'm imminantly…

Fuck It, It'll Do

It's a common attitude. Hey, I guess it's my attitude some of the time. But that doesn't make it acceptable. It's a terrible attitude. Because half-arsed jobs aren't really worth doing. Coz it means that…

Time To Stand Up

Stand up, and stand up
And take your camera
To remind you of all the things
That you're walking away from

And stand up, on your own two feet
And conquer the planets
Before they close in around…

Difficult Decisions

I've been thinking. Bad habit, I know.

I've decided to quit all web development projects. With the exception of QA. Hehe. QA has value beyond currency. And it's not a job, it's a hobby I guess. But.…

Wicked Little Town

Another cathartic whinge.

I live in a small town with no opportunities and very little potential. And every day I commute 30 minutes south to the next wee town where I work. I have few friends in either…