Biting the hand that feeds…Why I’m out of love with Facebook. Skilbey Blogs.

If absolutely nothing else, disregard this blog, skip and read the following link in its entirety. http://www.dailydot.com/opinion/quit-facebook-in-2016/ This blog, by Cody Musser, sums up perfectly how I have physically (yes, physically- it makes my stomach sink), and psychologically felt since committing to Facebook in Dec 2015 and why over the following months it was beginning to […]

Touching James Joyce’s World just gently, on the shoulder. Skilbey Blogs.

That nagging feeling that I needed to get on with editing my novel never left me despite an enjoyable few days away in Dublin. ‘Can I carry my laptop?’ I pleaded with my other half. ‘No. It’s a break. It will do you good. You’ve got your phone.’ ‘You know I don’t do anything beyond […]

Can we have our cat’s bollocks back? It had their Hipster Pack in. I’ve got the receipt? Skilbey Blogs

  For a long time now the tempestuous weather has been unrelentingly grim and dark with no feel-good light since God was a boy. However, now- at last- the sun is cranking its neck round to squint at itself, trying to become accustomed and adjust to its own estranged light once more. I thought at […]

And then Satan said, “Let there be a Magic Roundabout. Let it be placed in Swindon.” Skilbey Blogs.

  Taking one of our daughters to a concert, the TomTom made references to the Magic Roundabout as part of its advised route. Other Half and I glanced at each other: why was it named after a 60’s children’s television programme? And if nothing to do with that, well, mushrooms were the only other thing […]

The similarities between a shop bought sandwich and Hollywood movie trailers. Skilbey Blogs.

There are glaring similarities and when I run through them you will nod your brain before your head, it’s that quick. When you enter a sandwich shop, which I don’t do very often as bread is not a favourite staple of mine, you can be certain that you will be visually assaulted with a debauched […]