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?

#Don’tBombSyria

The debate on whether or not to approve airstrikes over Syria is on my mind. Like many of you, I have read and watched the news, listened to the opinions of our politicians and discussed this issue with friends, family and colleagues. The solutions to the issue appears to be binary with the debate simply falling … More #Don’tBombSyria

Texting is Killing Language: The Evolution of Language

My Granddad, I would say is a fairly youthful chap at heart. He’s 70, enjoys his horse racing, taking the dog for a walk, plays for his local crown green bowling team, and generally just enjoying well deserved retirement. Oh, I almost forgot, he also loves to play the Xbox! Despite this unusual hobby for … More Texting is Killing Language: The Evolution of Language