Federer

    Federer   “In an era of specialists, you’re either a clay court specialist, a grass court specialist, or a hard court specialist… or you’re Roger Federer.” – Jimmy Connors. I’m a footballer. I’ve always been a footballer. That is not to say that I am an advocate for what the professional game has … More Federer

Zen

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – C12 Extract. …But this is getting out of sequence. There’s a span of about ten years missing. He didn’t jump from Immanuel Kant to Bozeman, Montana. During this span of ten years he lived in India for a long time studying Oriental philosophy at Benares Hindu University. … More Zen

Starman

Extract 1:   We’re all gathered around the box drinking memphamet tea. “Mmm, tea’s good,” Mary comments. We all nod and slurp. The tea is good, excellent even, but that’s not why we’ve gathered.  Today, famous astronaut and explorer Mirek Li sets off to achieve the unprecedented feat of reaching the Edge. Collectively we fill … More Starman

Whiplash

I won’t admit to being a film lover. I will, however, admit to occasionally being seduced by the charisma of film… I watch a lot of films. I’ll confess to this. Not that it is something that should be deemed worthy of confession. I only want an excuse to sit down and do nothing for … More Whiplash

No Man’s World

I was once told that destruction is as much a part of our existence as growth. I will say now that this was not meant to endorse or encourage but offer a perspective on a reality that’s bitterness I have grown to feel as a scarf around my neck. What I was told, in essence … More No Man’s World

ItRH DS Extract

I’ve asked questions my entire life. To this day, I’ll claim that none have answered them with an answer that would perhaps constitute as viable, at least in my eyes. I’m no scientist or philosopher, but I feel that such things are more than apparent in day to day life. The thing is that none … More ItRH DS Extract

THE VERVE

Bitter Sweet Symphony ‘Cause it’s a bittersweet symphony, this life Try to make ends meet You’re a slave to money then you die I’ll take you down the only road I’ve ever been down You know the one that takes you to the places Where all the veins meet yeah, No change, I can’t change … More THE VERVE

Ten

Continued…       Gordan was out the front, pacing whilst speaking to who I can only presume was a various selection of people, with the things that he was saying ranging from, “Mate, I need a favour,” to, “Mate, mate, mate, wait! Fuck!” The man looked like a cross between a boiled egg and … More Ten

Nine

I’m not going to tell you another story about a murderer, dressed with revelations of an unbetterable serial killer-maverick cop combo. I’m not going to tell you how I seduced the most beautiful woman in the world. How I rose from the ashes to make millions; how I found myself in the nether regions of … More Nine

Ahead of an Election that I want to be Neither Wrong or Right About.

Some would call these troubling times; how is it that we find ourselves in such a position, with such a predicament? Is it our predicament? Yes, I believe that it is.   Perhaps we should worry less about judging people for being Mormon or Baptist or Muslim or gay or straight or black or white … More Ahead of an Election that I want to be Neither Wrong or Right About.