Braw Telly: Episode One

Television is my passion and I treat it very seriously. I become utterly bereft when I finish a series I’ve loved and search frantically for the next thing to submerge myself in. Yet, while film and cinema are often viewed as an art form, people can be snobbish and derogatory about my beloved telly. Series like The Wire, The Sopranos…

Autumn

As a kid, I loved the seasons: the long, light nights of the summer; the freshness of dewy, spring mornings; the crackle and crunch of autumn leaves and the icy sparkle of winter. We’d collect leaves in the autumn and make Halloween books with poems and stories and onomatopoeia and tinfoil ghosts. We’d pick brambles and…