2 Weeks in the Company of Strangers

Travelling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it. – Cesare Pavese As much as I find travelling … Continue reading 2 Weeks in the Company of Strangers

A little faith and a lot of modern technology

There are times I can be a complete and utter fuckspanner. This usually occurs when I’m drunk or trashed. Saturday night was a classic example of this. Great night I must add and had a very enjoyable evening hanging out with the Saffer Massive on a boat sailing up and down the Thames listening to “pounding pounding techno music”. However soon after leaving the boat party I … Continue reading A little faith and a lot of modern technology

Letting go

One of the hardest things, walking away from someone not because you no longer love them … but because you love yourself more. I’ve been called selfish, heartless and many other colourful adjectives. I probably deserve them. We are taught to put other people first, it’s the polite thing to do. I find this odd as we are the masters of our own happiness. All … Continue reading Letting go


A knock at the door I invite them in Offer them food and my good booze Entertain them for the weekend I’ve had better guests But these are expected And in some ways respected Never to be upset They threaten annhiliation They offer a way out They are never to be trusted After the destruction The dust settles There is renaissance, rebuilding and reconnecting There … Continue reading Demons