A few times in my life I’ve had moments of absolute clarity, when for a few brief seconds the silence drowns out the noise and I can feel rather than think…I have lived my life on these moments. They pull me back to the present, and I realise that everything is exactly the way it […]Read more "Drowning out the noise…"
“The only people for me are the mad ones…desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road I realised recently that I have been influenced by […]Read more "Influential crushes…"
As she ran through the dark, all she felt was regret…regret that she had had to leave, regret that she had not acted, regret that she had gone at all. What did she think would happen? She had had to leave early, cursing the shift the following day. Missing the last train was not an […]Read more "So now for something not entirely true…"
Busy old fool, unruly sun, Why dost thou thus, Through windows, and through curtains call on us? The Sun Rising, John Donne I am writing this from one of my favourite places – still in bed, still not dressed and with no intention of getting up anytime soon! This is the best part of the […]Read more "A different kind of morning person…"