Category: Life and Culture

Sunday wrap-up 30th April, 2017.

Sunday wrap-up (30th April 2017)

It’s Sunday, time to wrap-up the week! 23/04/17 [SHORT STORY] The Yeti (a short story)   23/04/17 [POETRY] You Only Love When You Want To Be Loved   25/04/17 [COMEDY] Tinkers (And The Giant Slide)   26/04/17 [FLASH FICTION] Plastic Grows On Trees (short story)   27/04/17 [COMEDY] On The Front   27/04/17 [BLOG] Control

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Category: Life and Culture

A photo of a Hi-Fi system.

Mixtape #2: Snowmine, Mogwai, Causa Sui

Mixtape number two! Here’s a handpicked collection of songs I’ve been listening to over the last week. These are tracks that have inspired me and taken me to other lands, both joyous and tragic, inside my head while I work on my art. Indeed, I like to think music takes on a journey, so consider this mixtape a

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A photo of a monk in meditation.

Control Your Mind And You Control The World

You may have noticed I’ve been increasingly more active with my website and on social media lately. I have a few reasons. After a few years of being shy about putting my art out into the world, I have come to realise that like some try-hard Apollo I’ve been resting on my laurels and letting much of my

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A photo of a cassette tape.

Mixtape #1 (Kavinsky, Radiohead, Beirut, Charlie Chaplin … Yes, Charlie Chaplin)

Whatever happened to the mixtape? Ever seen the movies High Fidelity or Almost Famous? Those movies were about sharing music. I mean, actually sharing music. There was a time when people saved up their hard-earned pennies for a month just to buy one new album. Yes, a physical album they could hold in their hands. Sure, vinyl is

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Category: Life and Culture

Category: Life and Culture

Category: Life and Culture

VaclavHavel - A mirage of Havel

A mirage of Havel

Early this morning I was waiting for the tram near my home in Vinohrady, Prague when I saw a man pass me who looked just like Vaclav Havel.  I felt I  had to readjust my eyes, to make sure I was seeing things clearly. He was wearing a blue suit and carrying a suitcase in his

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Braindressing

I got a haircut yesterday. It’s always an interesting experience when you go to a new hairdresser because there is the possibility that you will walk out of the place with a reminder of your trauma on top of your head. Sometimes if a hairdresser doesn’t listen they can end up doing the exact opposite

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