Standing Down

Over the last few months, I have been absent from Council meetings. Changes in my personal life and opportunities in my professional life have stretched me thin and I have found it difficult to manage a number of areas and responsibilities in my life, one of which being my role as a Town Councillor. Trying … More Standing Down

What Is Life?

A New Years Resolution of mine for 2015 was to read more books. Unfortunately, I failed to meet this ambition, as I only read a few (Magic of Reality by Richard Dawkins, Edison’s Very Crude Explanation of Quantum Mechanics: Where Science and Spirituality Begin to Meet, by Edison Thomas and Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman). Of course, … More What Is Life?

Senior Citizens’ Annual Party 2016: A Brief Reflection

Last night I helped out at the Town Mayor of Bollington’s Senior Citizens’ Welfare Committee’s Annual Party at the Civic Hall in Bollington and I must say it was one of the best nights I have had. This was the first time I have been involved in something like this and I was blown away by … More Senior Citizens’ Annual Party 2016: A Brief Reflection

What does it mean to be Bollywog and a Bollingtonian and is there a difference?

It’s been an interesting and busy week on Social Media for the people of Bollington. The Saga of the BayLeaf Development reached a dramatic climax when the application was refused on Tuesday. The people of Bollington demonstrated to Cheshire East Council that they will fight tooth and claw to be heard and will fight with … More What does it mean to be Bollywog and a Bollingtonian and is there a difference?