My Thing About December…

They tell you that Christmas phobia is like a holiday phobia that stems from ‘some early childhood Christmas related trauma’ but your early childhood Christmases were fine. They were better than fine, they were idyllic, magical, wondrous…

The HeadStuff Best Books of 2016

Every year I view this list as some kind of challenge – it would be so easy just to pick my ten best writing friends and cajole them into contributing but I really don’t think that that would represent the huge HUGE array of fantastic books…

Electric Picnic 2014 | 1 | Outkast

What’s cooler than being cool? My dad was very proud of the fact that he had the inside track on what the 2000 Creamfields festival was all about. 'I’m telling you,' he said gravely, ‘they’re not bands, they’re guys with big radios... no…

Fail Better

Thomas Edison once said “I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work” and I reckon that’s a pretty good way of looking at this particular ‘f’ word. I personally don’t cope so well with failure. I cry, a lot. But tears I…