Rain has a certain impact on the soul. For many its a inconvenience, damp weather ruining an otherwise decent day, or stopping the world from spinning on your schedule. For myself, it’s a reprieve from all things, a sense the world ceases in an instant. Time frozen in teardrops, clouds blocking out the spin and […]Read more "Reminiscing in the Rain"
Quite a strange question but one with far reaching consequences should we dwell too much on it, but worth asking: Does anything really matter? And if it does, who do we want to be? What do you want to live for, die for, stand up for in your life? Life is this short period of […]Read more "Does it really Matter?"
We live in interesting times. That’s not always a good thing. Especially if you’ve read any headlines lately. Seems to me at the moment we’re in a tailspin as a whole. There’s a brexit vote that ABSOLUTELY HAS TO BE HONOURED., there’s the recent own goal of an election that defied the odds, and a […]Read more "Change and the Challenges of the Future"
I once sat at the edge of the world, in a place called Port Douglas, and saw the above. And I had nothing but time, and space, and myself at the edge of paradise. After a fairly turbulent year, this was a moment of uninterrupted peace and tranquility, a site and place of pure reflection. […]Read more "A Moment of Solitude at The Edge of Paradise"
So some nutter went mental in the heart of London the other day, causing some mischief, grief, violence and trouble for quite a considerable number of people. An act of violence, mindless and without any real goal or purpose beyond mayhem. Erm, except there might be, because Islam. Yes it may come from ideological/cultural backgrounds […]Read more "A Picture Says a Thousand Words"
Donald Trump is now President of the United States of America. Which means things have reached peak absurdity in our world. how someone who has said such brazenly dumb and stupid things (“It’s freezing and snowing in New York – we need global warming!” – prime example) on the world stage was elected is something people […]Read more "Changing Winds: a Piece on Populism"
Life’s a weird beast. It’s everything we are, were and everything we’re going to be. It’s all the days we wish happened, and all the days that did, for everyone and everything around us. Sometimes, you have everything you ever wanted. The next day, it feels empty, like it’s just a hologram, an empty reflection. […]Read more "Reflections on a Year of Change"