Charlie Gard, An Angel Too Soon

Update 03/07/2017: Since I posted the original post, news came through that Charlie’s parents have been allowed to have more time to say their goodbyes to him. There is never enough time in this entire universe in order to say goodbye to your precious baby. I hope the time they have been given provides them…

Happy 200th Birthday, Branwell Brontë

I didn’t remember to wish any of the Brontë siblings a happy birthday on here yet, so today, as it is their only brothers birthday, I thought I’d acknowledge it. Branwell Brontë is 200 years old today. He was a rather troubled soul that many see as a tragic character who always seemed to lose…

The Ever Evolving Blog

Periodically, I tend to just get terribly bored of the way my blog looks, so I recently threw caution to the wind and changed the theme and form. It took me a long time to get it how I wanted it (even then, I am not completely enamoured). It needs to happen though – I…

Happy 6th Birthday to My Blog

Continuous Strings has been around for six years now, how awesome is that? It has helped me express myself in a way that has kept me encouraged to write. I just wish I could win the lottery, buy a flat in Whitby and just spend six months writing… That is how much a I love…

Devastation & Horror at Grenfell Tower Blaze

My country has suffered some bloody awful events in recent weeks and now, today, we all woke to the horror fire in London at the Grenfell Tower block. Built in the 1970’s and believed to be home to between 400 and 600 people, it staggers belief the actual scale of this disaster. So far, 6…

Weary

I have a particularly tired soul right now. Although my body is weary as hell, my soul feels so heavy right now. I’ve cut off Facebook and Twitter – those who care enough about me will contact me via other mediums to see how I am or just have a chat. The problem with social…

 2017 – General Election: Live Updates

My vote is cast, the BBC news is on and the exit polls are counted. I’m live, it’s the UK general election and we might have a new leader of this country in the morning. Welcome to my coverage (until I have to turn in – I have a job of work to do in…