Out To Sea

Out To Sea

A view of my home city from the sea – and it’s a busy day in the Sound… with working and pleasure craft traversing the waters. Once you leave the calm behind the breakwater, the waters get pretty choppy. As this motorcraft sped past, I couldn’t...
Everybody In The Room Say “HAAAAAAY”

Everybody In The Room Say “HAAAAAAY”

In the world of literary groupies, authors, industry professionals, amateurs and enthusiasts – there are many, many conferences, festivals, fairs, events and powwows. Some are Conventions – the kind of commercialized, sell-direct-to-fans, high production,...
Mr Jefferson’s Wall

Mr Jefferson’s Wall

Walls. You love them. Don’t build walls, they say, it’s like there’s a wall between us, they say, walls don’t work… But I like the idea that walls mark where the boundaries are (a lot of folks don’t understand boundaries). I like...
Everybody In The Room Say “HAAAAAAY”

Health and Ouch Update

On Sunday I had my first of two vaccines – many thanks to the awesome organisation, helpful and friendly people, great processes and exceptional delivery of the NHS. Had it injected on the left arm (my sleeping arm) and it’s ouch. Not crazy, but you feel...
Will to live

Will to live

Somewhere, they tried to stop this guy. Not sure how, but there was damage to the trunk. Might have cut it, constrained it, chopped it, hammered it or hurt it. But this guy said, you know what… I think I’ll just grow anyway. And there wasn’t much...