Just for fun, the Frankie and Slow magazines

I’m not really a buyer of women’s magazines since 99% of them annoy me immensely, and have done since I was 17. But every now and then I like to pick up a copy of Frankie magazine (not to be confused with the Frankly magazine I help to produce). It’s been around for a while…

Back to work

The children are still on school holidays but I’m back in work mode this week, and while I have a couple of writing-related jobs on the go I’m mostly doing some reading and thinking about what I’d like to write about this year. Finding the time will be a challenge, I need a bit more time free to…

New Year’s resolution!

My column in last week’s Catholic Weekly. Click here for more like it. One day in the week before Christmas I decide to get back to praying Morning Prayer from the Divine Office. I go to a quiet room, pull up the Universalis website on my computer and get two verses into the invitatory psalm…