This week I’m thinking about playfulness/flow; moving on; and setting upContinue reading
A colleague and friend, during a deep discussion about work-life balance, commented that he sometimes felt as though he were infected with the parasite toxoplasmosa gondii which can, in certain cases, make rats attracted to the scent of cat urine.
For a rat, this is a love affair surely fated to end in misery.Continue reading
This week I’m thinking about doing the right thing. I should assert that this new focus is divorced from any and all current events.Continue reading
I am writing to you with the sounds of trains close by. I am writing from my old desk and my old laptop, seated comfortably in my old chair.
But the trains are different, and the view is different, and I am now the proud owner of several thousand pounds of debt.Continue reading
Moving house very suddenly, and I’m consequently feeling many things.Continue reading
Last time I wrote I was creative and going to the gym.
This time I am fatter and have had writer’s block for a fortnight. Ho hum.Continue reading
I am writing creatively with more joy than ever. I am inspired by many things at the moment, including things that give me the squick. As I reflect on how much I’m enjoying it I realise I draw heavily from the experiences of those around me, more so even than myself. So – sorry, but if you’ve talked to me in the last six months or so you’ve probably ended up in something I’ve written.
Don’t be nervous! Unless you feel you ought to be nervous. I’ve only portrayed you as I experienced you.Continue reading
Failing fastContinue reading
Read the poem on a computer screen. It needs the ‘Verse’ formatting but it looks bloody awful on your phone. Sorry.
Edit: or just turn your phone landscape. Thanks to gregthobbs for noticing and kindly commentingContinue reading