My name is Jon, and I like words.
I like to write them, and also equally enjoy reading them.
While it is undoubtedly much more romantic to write words down on paper – or better still the nearest available napkin, that trusty companion you needed in your travels when set upon by a perfect combination of words – this romanticism has led me to lose some of my most favourite words to a lack of basic book-keeping.
I think this is quite sad. Preservation is undoubtedly more practical than romance anyway – as any embalmer will corroborate – because who needs love when you’ve got chutney? So this is a record.
Here are some words from me – some words from long lost yesterdays, some words living and alive in the moments of today, and some words left over for long thought-of tomorrows…