Running Out – a musing

*** Greetings. Today I write of a strange vitality, the harsh wonder of experience. I am running out of painkillers, in a manner I had not anticipated, and while on a family holiday. Having misjudged my situation I now have 7 Tramadol remaining. Aching from various mental stresses the day before yesterday (yes, mental stuff... Continue Reading →


I Am My Own Hero 2 – a musing

Part 2 - The Long Search Ends   From late 2010 I developed excruciating pain in my right wrist. it was so bad that I could barely think. I reached for as many painkillers as I could, every day. I had physiotherapy, used creams, did stretches, had ultrasound to loosen it, hot water bottles, ice... Continue Reading →

I Am My Own Hero 1 – a musing

Part 1 - Heroes 2016 was the year when I discovered that I am my own hero. Undeniable fact, empirically verified by many others, arrived at by a lateral process of elimination. You always have that thought, that you're somehow different, that things are that little bit more difficult for you than others, harder in... Continue Reading →

Fragile Creativity – a musing

I need not emphasise to any artist how fragile creativity can be. It is like trying to squeeze fizzing lightning into a jar. To translate the thoughts and inspirations into something which others can enjoy, that is the key. Yet sometimes that breaks down, becomes impossible. I wrote prose for the first time today since... Continue Reading →

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