I’m assuming the foetal position on the front room sofa. A small square pillow is lodged between my knees, another is pressed against my belly like a shield. Enveloped in my floor length violet dressing gown, hood and all, My silver laptop is positioned on the oak coffee table in front of me. The opening … More Sick Day
It’s an unbearably humid night and I’m tossing and turning in my bed, unable to shake these random thoughts from my mind: maybe the easiest option isn’t always the wrong option and maybe what we want isn’t necessarily what we need. I know, I know, it’s hardly the breaking story of the century, but I … More Late Night Musings
It’s the middle of the night and here I am in seat 15K, one of the many window seats of an Emirates plane heading from Bali to Doha. It’s been about two hours since we took off I think, only six/seven more to go! I rarely ever sleep on flights, usually opt to amuse myself … More Writings On The Plane
It’s five o’clock in the evening and I’m in my patchwork pyjamas, sitting comfortably on a wooden deck chair with a firm pillow lodged behind my back. I’m situated on a porch just outside the bungalow which I’ll be calling home for the next week. The temperature dial tells me that it’s currently 28 degrees … More Feeling Inspired
Furrowed brow and hardened hands, Tough as nails exterior, now that’s a real man. Strong opinions, an unwavering gaze, Abstains from laughter for days and days. This is the way that you’ve always been, Although a gentler side I’ve occasionally seen. Like when you talk about your parents or the grandkids are around, Your demeanour softens, … More My Dad
Be weird, Be crazy, Be cheeky, Be lazy! Be messy, Be loud, Be rambunctious, Be proud! Be silly, Be dramatic, Be funny, Be enigmatic! Be authentic, do you, that’s what life’s all about, And if anyone tells you different, just tune them out!