Not the enquiry I expected!

When we were teenagers, me and my friend Laura used to muck about with Basingstoke Sports Centre’s “Grapevine” community hub. It was a bit like an early internet site meets Ceefax where you could list clubs for curious locals to join. Naturally we...
Hi! My name is….

Hi! My name is….

What’s in a name?  Your parents pick one for you and you either love it, loathe it, change it, or your mates decide that adding a ‘y’ on the end of your surname or calling you something entirely different would work better. The latter point seems...
There she goes

There she goes

She propels herself through the water; head down, body sleek, arm over, then through, the water. Legs kicking, not splashing.  Concentration creating flow.  Grace, strength and power creating movement that looks effortless.  Her head glances to the side; face just...