Singalongs

Hello! Happy February! We don’t do valentine’s day. We haven’t for a while. I don’t hate it, I don’t love it either. It feels like a forced, false day. In fact we do a lot of things together on weekends, like today we will be getting smashed and singing karaoke. That usually means, putting YouTube…

Goals 2020

To live a more sustainable life. We spent New Year’s Day clearing out the house. We threw away or put it in a donation box as appropriate any unwanted, unnecessary clutter from the house. The house feels so much better and I feel much calm and peaceful. Later in the night as we sat in…

In Bruges + TinTin

Overweight Man: Been to the top of the tower? Ray: Yeah, yeah, it’s rubbish. Overweight Man: It is? Guide book says it’s a must see. Ray: Well you lot ain’t goin up there. Overweight Man: Pardon me? Why? Ray: I mean it’s all windy stairs. I’m not being funny. Overweight Man: What exactly are you…

Doing Life V

Marking the end of year with another life stock. I still have so many things to blog about, but life has been so frantic that I have not had the chance to sit with my creative side. Not the way I want to anyway. I look forward to writing and posting all about it in…

On writing poems for people

You have all had the opportunity to read the poems. I really enjoyed writing them. Sometimes words were so easy. I could write about two or three poems in a day. Other times it was hard. I would write about five or six different drafts until I felt it was just right. Some of them,…

Every year

These last few poems for the year are for my little nephews and niece. They were so excited by the poems I wrote for their parents that they sent me voice memos requesting one too. He is the smartest kid I know and also the kindest. He uses his intelligence in the most kindest way…

What you hold

These last few poems for the year are for my little nephews and niece. They were so excited by the poems I wrote for their parents that they sent me voice memos requesting one too. This is for Pratham. This time next year, he will be in high school. We tend to be carried away…