Adventures with Squonk

Thoughts of a 21st Century Squonk living in the UK

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    My Buttons Bigger than Yours…

    For the last couple of years, we have been heralded with Donald Trump spouting daily about how great he is, and how those who went before weren’t fit to tie his shoes. This culminated in the infamous ‘button envy’ tweet over the Christmas period. I know that politicians and celebrities alike, both like to bolster[...]
    squonk
    12th January 2018
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    My Choice

    It’s amazing how a sentence can make people sit up and comment. Sometimes I think that if I said I was a Martian it’d get less response. Tell them, however, that you’re a vegetarian and it can evoke in people a reaction totally out of proportion to the statement. I’ve been a vegetarian for almost[...]
    squonk
    10th January 2018
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    Days Like These

    Sometimes I wonder if the nightmare of the past few years will ever be over. The last week is a blur. Illness took over last Thursday and I withdrew into my shell feeling all alone and out of it. Days slipped by, barely unnoticed, night into day and feeling like i couldn’t knock the top[...]
    squonk
    8th December 2017
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    Questioning

    It’s that time of the year when the dark descends on the world. For some the excitement for Christmas is overflowing already, music and bright lights help drive the darkness away. However for others it harbours just more darkness, the happiness on others heaping the pain on others. Personally I used to love this time[...]
    squonk
    23rd November 2017

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