Without wishing to sound alarmist, all of us need to make a 3 year business plan (which includes personal aspiration) as the world is changing rapidly. Not only are the major rivers full-to-bursting, those little brooks running through the hamlets are in days like these, like torrents. Added to this the eastern seabord is tilting ever more down into the sea. ItÃ¢ÂÂs time to do something. Plan. Make it happen.On this eastern side sits Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Saturday was coronation day: a new old king of Tyneside returning from a needless abdication.
The British went for Christmas like there was no tomorrow, but the feeling the morning after was one of wrapping paper. A spiritual dimension craved for, outside of the church, was finally offered up not even at New Year, but on January 5th/6th with the staging of the 3rd Round of The FA Cup.