The UK in 2018 is a place of great variation. Walk into Manchester city centre and you’ll be greeted by an array of different faces, creeds, and colours; sights, sounds, and smells. It’s a very British city with a very multicultural heartbeat. There are street markets serving all kinds of food from around the world. … Continue reading Is Multiculturalism the Death of British Culture?
Thank you for reading this latest of posts in my mental health awareness series. I feel somewhat of a charlatan in that I was always extremely blasé where mental health was concerned until it hit close to home and affected me very personally. For that I can only apologise to those people who have suffered … Continue reading Anxiety–What It Means to Me
I can’t really lie: I wasn’t massively looking forward to the holiday in Turkey. Alright, maybe that’s not strictly true. I was looking forward to it, just not as much as I’d looked forward to holidays in the past. There were too many question marks hanging over it concerning a multitude of issues. The biggest … Continue reading A Dalliance with Dalyan
Title image includes images from Smartraveller and Wikipedia. From the top I would just like to say that this post is nothing but a whole bunch of nonsense and I am literally only writing it for the sake of doing so because it’s in my head. I recently purchased the game Dead Island for my … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Calling Papua New Guinea
It had to happen. I went the way of the villain last time, so now I suppose it’s natural progression to look at the good guys. After all, there can be no negative without a positive. In general, I find I’m more impressed by the bad guy in any work of fiction. Perhaps that says … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – My 5 Favourite Fictional Heroes
Welcome to the fifth instalment of the series that takes a deeper look into my story writing and reading ventures past, present and future. I had actually intended to do this one as part four, but decided to run with editing for that one instead. I think it’s a fairly obvious thing to say that … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Living the Dream Part 5 (Locations)
It matters not where any of us were born and raised. Every single one of us feels some kind of connection with the town in which we grew up; for better or worse. I’m no exception to the rule. You cannot be an Ashtonian and feel nothing for Ashton-under-Lyne. I feel an awful lot for … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Ashton-under-Lyne and the Prodigal Son