Category Archives: Philosophy

  1. Was Humanity Always This Bad?


    Friday 16 June, 2017 by Uncle Spike

    . “First world problems” – they are banded about on social media every single day… . Oh look, here’s me …
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  2. Having Earned My Respect


    Friday 10 March, 2017 by Uncle Spike

    So far, I have lived a varied old life. In my half century and a bit, life has thrown all …
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  3. Embrace your past


    Sunday 27 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is so me… I have had a checkered, yet wonderful, interesting, sometimes successful life, with more drama-filled emotional rollercoaster …
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  4. Life


    Thursday 24 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  5. Time out… I wish


    Thursday 01 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Not far from us we have some quiet coves. Places where one can grab a healthy dose of solace. To …
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  6. Lilac, Purple, & Pink


    Wednesday 23 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    We all travel through life, experiencing good and bad, meeting new friends, and losing track of others. Many of use …
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  7. What Does Success Mean?


    Friday 16 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . Below you’ll find a story retold many times. I’m sure many of you will know of it; but if …
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  8. Flying Overhead


    Wednesday 01 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    I adore flying ! But alas not something that I’ve had the fortune to do since our honeymoon. . But is …
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  9. When You Talk…


    Saturday 05 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  10. From Burgers To Homegrown


    Saturday 08 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    HEALTH HERO – that’s a funny term isn’t it? Trawling around the net this week, I came across a site …
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  11. Ambiverts & Social Media


    Sunday 23 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Social Media falls into two camps; whereby folk communicate with friends, and/or with complete strangers. But I find myself asking …
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  12. Bit Of Maudlin…


    Sunday 08 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Uncle Spike is getting on a bit. As I look in the mirror, I know this to be fact, but …
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  13. Closets & Bravery

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    Sunday 10 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    This was posted as one of my Sunday Philosophical Moments after I had seen a video that a friend had …
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  14. Should We Dare To Dream?


    Sunday 13 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    This is a brief departure from my usual collection of short stories from life, I’ll admit. But it does reveal …
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  15. Thought For Today


    Tuesday 24 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

  16. We Are Merely Borrowers


    Sunday 15 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    “We must remember that nothing in this world really belongs to us. At best, we are merely borrowers”

  17. Mediocrity Is A Sin


    Sunday 01 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    After watering all the veggies before 7am this morning, I took a rare half an hour off before the laser-like …
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  18. So, there IS hope in the world…


    Friday 23 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    I got some good news today… and I thought, hey, why not be sociable for a change and share it! Well, a …
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  19. Education, or Travel?


    Monday 15 July, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Myself, I am pretty much uneducated, well, in the traditional sense that is, having opted out of schooling at the …
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