In Defence of Maslow

The basic principal of Maslow, as I see it, is that once these lower levels are achieved they no longer serve as motivation factors. This does not mean they don’t exist.

‘The Quiet Man’

Dazzling sunshine radiates, across the morning sky,  Fresh greens and colours dominate, a pleasure on the eye. Mating birds sing joyfully, the Spring at last arrives, The sound of children playing, the moments of their lives. A gentle breeze is…

Why our entrenched views need to be challenged.

Having been exasperated by the events surrounding Brexit over the past few months and going through the emotive responses naturally associated with the extreme views displayed across Twitter. I thought I would try to put down my thoughts, if not…

Clown – Novel Extract

Keagan sits next to Marks, both of them in silence. His first kill. He can still see the look on the face of the young Argentinian who, not ten minutes ago had a life to experience. Was it surprise, fear,…

Bomb Alley – A 101 Word Story

Four planes sweep in low across the water.  ‘Next wave’ Jenkins says, from the relative safety of the beachhead. All eyes track the bomb, the explosion is on the stern immediately engulfing the ship in flames.  More fighters join in,…

Piano Pieces

He sits at the piano, hands and body going through the motions of playing ‘Moonlight Sonata: I.’ His mind a million miles away, remembering the joy of playing this piece so many times and so many years ago. Remembering the…

Brexit for the Non-extremist.

The extreme element leave campaign would have you believe that by not supporting their views you are somehow ‘anti-British’. The extreme element of the remain campaign would contest that anybody wanting to leave Europe is a ‘right-wing facist’. Being convinced…