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Food Banks

Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, make our earth an Eden, like the heaven above. Little Drops of Water by Julia Carney, 1845 Most people have at some point in time gone through one or two tough patches – be it that they last for weeks, months or sadly even years. For some …

Lakes Youth

“Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” Oliver Wendell Holmes In 2006 a young man named Ray Quinn appeared in the talent show The X Factor. I couldn’t help but like him. While he remained true to who he was he was extremely grateful for the opportunity of being …

Welcome to Milton Keynes

Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark, Professionals built the Titanic. Anon Milton Keynes is synonymous with roundabouts and concrete cows. However if, after 40 years as a new town and centuries of prior existence (as a number of different small towns and villages), this was all that Milton Keynes …

Beyond The Enigma

Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for if everything were known? Charles de Lint Talking about the history of Milton Keynes brings me to what can be referred to as another myth. People generally believe that Milton Keynes is just a town based around a grid system …

Thoughts on a Snowy Day in Milton Keynes

I felt a bit sad earlier on Friday as I had really been looking forward to attending the Milton Keynes Environmental Exhibition and Symposium. In fact, I was really geared up for it and had started getting ready to go, hoping that yesterday’s snow would have melted adequately for not roads not to be too …