Graham of Anywhere

Graham's blog: politics, poetry, and introspection

Graham of Anywhere

Anywhere is all around. Anywhere is everywhere. I am anyone. I am anywhere. …

One month on

I closed QueerAttitude.com one month ago, now. I still visit a couple of times a week, even though the content never changes. I locked the system time at 5pm GMT, 11th May 2014, the point at which I flicked…

Scottish independence: the realisation

So, it’s the first of February, 2014. The year of the Scottish Independence referendum. Despite the fact I’m not entitled to vote, I feel it’s important that I make up my mind, one way…

Worklife:weblife:reallife

I've been thinking about me and my name. How I operate in different worlds. The professional world, where people expect to google me and find my LinkedIn profile. The online world where people might expect…

Devo-max and the West Lothian Question

I read something interesting the other day regarding devo-max and a solution to the West Lothian Question:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/nov/28/boundary-changes-devo-max-deal

The crucial…

European breakdown

Unfinished thoughts

Spain and Greece can no-longer afford to run normal services and their unemployed citizens can't afford to fend for themselves. Charities struggle to feed the hungry. Pharmacies'…

National confidence

It's late and I want to sleep but I wanted to write something about the idea that we're each affected by the overall mood of the country -- the confidence level of a nation seeps down into the consciousness…

Organising your emotions

At the moment, I'm mainly stressed, and unfortunately, stress doesn't lend itself particularly well to creativity in my experience. Nonetheless, Robin and I have been talking about dealing with life, love…

(Making and breaking) relationships

It's been an interesting little period in my life.

A couple of weeks back, I broke up with my boyfriend, Wilson. It only lasted a few months. He was a really nice boy but it wasn't all that feasible.…

Philanthropic infrastructure

So, I'm not using the term "philanthropic infrastructure" in what appears to be the standard way. I'm not referring to networks or organisations designed to facilitate or aid philanthropy. I'm…