Where does one find the time anymore? It seems like lazy days have given way to hard graft. Like painting and cleaning and tiling the floor. In some ways I … Continue reading my inner troll
This morning I glued a bit of the wood floor that kept coming up. Then got a little tool with teeth to remove old grouting in the bathroom. Then hoovered. … Continue reading Sunday daze
When I wake each day. And think about leaving the house. I tend to freeze up. Cos I’m shrouded by doubt. Forced to bear my stare in the mirror. But … Continue reading Groundhog boy
Remember when smoking was the way to be seen? Back when all our idols did it. From Sean Connery to James Dean. A cigarette hanging lazy from their lip. So … Continue reading Smoking used to be cool
So I’m at work a zombie, froze and stupefied. Vacant stare like an airhead as he or she goes to beautify. Failing at the most basic tasks. Cos my mind … Continue reading Permanently exhausted pigeon
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 … Continue reading Trash culture
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. … Continue reading Take the red pill
The Age of Adaline is a decent enough film, Blake Lively does ok and it perks up when Harrison Ford turns up but… it could have been so much more.
Death. What is death anyway? If life is a journey from the cradle to the grave, where does it all end? How are we supposed to behave?
Alex Garland is a mighty fine writer. He’s now a director. His past writing credits include The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Never Let Me Go, Dredd and now Ex … Continue reading Ex Machina: Lessons in playing God