Trash culture

Hey hey, I’m feeling low today. When did our culture become so throwaway? There I was, on display in the shop. Best of the bunch on the shelf at the top. And this kid comes in, Damien was his name. A little devil clearly destined for fame. Then there he goes, he snatched me quick… Continue reading Trash culture

Happy birthday Nan

Sit up, take note and hear this. Right here is a lady with a generous spirit. Look how she sits as she tackles problems in no mere fits and starts but launches right in, her face locked in a rictus grin as she wears her sleeve on her heart (or the other way round). And… Continue reading Happy birthday Nan

Take the red pill

Feeling naughty, just hit 20 and I’m halfway to 40. ‘You laugh now son, you’ll blink and you’ll be 40’, my dad said, putting unwelcome thoughts into my adolescent head. Jesus. At this rate it won’t be long until I’m dead, until I’ve shuffled off this mortal coil. Until, through hard graft and toil, I’m… Continue reading Take the red pill