Ok, well let’s start with the who I am. I’m Henry Jones, I live in the south west of the UK and have lived here most of my life, bar a short period in Northern Ireland. I go to school in Dorset, where, naturally, I enjoy English more than other subjects; doing analytical essays and the like, inspired by my teacher who is quite possibly the most intelligent women I’ve ever met. I come from a military family which you may in time be able to see from my writing. And I have a love of aviation; I do gliding which I really enjoy and am very interested in flying for the RAF. We have a family black Labrador, I love the sea, sailing, rugby, and I’m a music exhibitioner. If any of you are historians, or are indeed genuinely interested, my grandfather was Lt Col H Jones VC, and as I say, if you are interested, you can read his Wikipedia page here.
And so we move on to the why I’m here bit. I’ve never really kept much of a journal or diary, expect for on holidays, and so part of it is being able to look back upon how I viewed the world in the past. Moreover, I think a lot. About everything. I’ll hear something on the news or the radio, and I’ll think about it for ages. A major news story, it’ll be on my mind for days after. Political events; I’ll have little “what if’s” in my mind. All these thoughts, I think, should be translated into words and I’m publishing it for all the world to see, because I hope, other people can share in my fascination for the world that we live in and it’s events. So what topics will I write about? Well I do my daily news summed up sections, which really benefit me I feel in forcing me to read in detail about the day’s news in newspapers and online. And I do features on current events and big issues. In time, I may do some slightly more philosophical writing; I’m religious, but for now I’m concentrating on slightly simpler writing. I’d really like to connect with other people in doing this; share ideas and collaborate. And I think my overriding goal isn’t something massive or specific. It’s just positive feedback. I little bit of recognition for the time I put in.