Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Living the Dream Part 13 (Time)

Everything these days is done against the clock. We’re all waiting for the time that something starts or ends. If not then we’ve got something on a timer. I’ve started running recently and, even though I’m doing it solely for fitness, I’ve still taken to timing myself. We’re all obsessed with time. That’s as should … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Living the Dream Part 13 (Time)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Breaking Bad Review

WARNING: Contains mild spoilers! If there’s one thing I hate it’s people banging on incessantly about TV series that they think I should definitely watch. I’ve had at least one person try to shove every ‘boxset’ series spun out over the last ten-fifteen years down my throat. Lost, Prison Break, 24, Game of Thrones, The … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Breaking Bad Review

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Five Memorable Things That Happened In 2016

I love New Year. I love it in an ironic way. I love the cringeworthy end of year reviews people do as posts on Facebook and the like. I purposely avoided reading most such things here on WordPress as I often don’t buy into the whole ‘new year, new me’ time for self-reflection thing. I think … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Five Memorable Things That Happened In 2016

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 7 (Blogging)

My structured style of posting has gone totally skew-whiff. I’ve done this on purpose in part as the rigmarole of coming up with themes for certain things was becoming somewhat tedious. I’ve decided to relax on that front and basically post what I want and when I feel like it. I’d like to apologise to … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 7 (Blogging)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Magic of Christmas

I know many will be posting today to wish their followers glad tidings and so on and I figured I should throw my weight behind the number. So here it is…MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY!!! I think Christmas is important. I think it’s absolutely vital to be honest. For somebody who is vociferously atheist that may sound … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Magic of Christmas

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 2

Click the link to catch up with Part 1. All names are false to protect the identities of people mentioned bar that of my son and my uncle. After claiming Club Swimmer of the Year in early 1999 (just shy of turning fifteen), little did I realise that I’d reached the peak of my career at … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 2

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 1

The following is a story of a young man. Unlike the stories I’ve shared on WordPress before today this one is non-fiction. It’s a story of a period in my life that was filled with equal parts of victorious pleasure and lonely pain. A tough period that wielded great success. That success was perhaps part … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 1

A SURVIVORS APOCALYPSE STORY: Chapter 2, Part 1 – To Fight Another Day…

Click the link to catch up with A SURVIVORS APOCALYPSE STORY: Chapter 1 - New Black Plague if you haven't read it already! Ryan stared blankly at the white plaster wall some fifteen feet before him. He sat with his broad shoulders resting against the adjacent wall taking the occasional bite of a protein bar … Continue reading A SURVIVORS APOCALYPSE STORY: Chapter 2, Part 1 – To Fight Another Day…

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Five Music Tracks That Are Important to Me

  Anybody who knows me will be well aware of the fact that I am and always have been a touch obsessed with music. It’s every bit as important to the person I am as my writing. I think the way each and every one of us listens to music is different. Some just like … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Five Music Tracks That Are Important to Me

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – A Little Help from Your Friends…

I’d love to say this post is on a positive note. Sadly, that isn’t the case. When I started this blog, I knew I’d need patience in waiting for its popularity to build. The progress has been quite steady and is building slowly. Some posts are more popular than others which is only to be … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – A Little Help from Your Friends…