Author Archives: icpoultney

Blind Faith (Or – How Faith Isn’t Only About Religious Beliefs)

I wrote this article for someone else to publish but they didn’t use it – so I decided to share it with you. When I was asked to write on the subject of “Faith” I had two ideas.  One was … Continue reading

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Why Social Media Can Be The New Artform

Social Media has got a bit of a bad reputation which I only partly agree with the reasons for. Yes – it can absorb people to the point where they forget the “real life” humans in their lives, and it … Continue reading

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Do Not Adjust Your Ears (Or – When The “Correct” Pronunciation Just Doesn’t Match The Word)

This blog post was inspired by me watching cookery clips on YouTube – then it kind of mushroomed (excuse the pun) from there. I honestly thought a Dutch chef had discovered a new seasoning for use in cookery.  After all, … Continue reading

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Why Telling Me You Are Behind Me Scares Me (Or – The Best Place For A Friend Is Next To Me)

You have probably heard people say to their friends “I am behind you” (meaning they want to show their support)??? If I happen to be the friend in question don’t be surprised if I start acting a little cooler towards … Continue reading

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Interconnected Public Transport Shouldn’t Be A Fantasy

This week has been quite eye-opening for me in one way or another.  First we had the Government’s excuse for a “clean air plan” to reduce pollution – then I happened to read a letter in “RAIL” magazine which I … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Is The Small Things Which Make The Biggest Difference

I have been known to take myself off on trips to places on my own.  The three most recent ones were to Derby, Milton Keynes, and Birmingham (via Coventry). Due to the fact that I cannot drive I am reliant … Continue reading

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Why Somewhere Like A “Social Media Cafe” Is Essential To My Life

This morning I was in the place where you will usually find me on a Friday – at the “Social Media Cafe” at LCiL, West End Centre, Andrewes St, Leicester. Before you think that a “Social Media Cafe” is a … Continue reading

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