A friend has asked me to write about Fire. As a subject, I immediately think of it as a double-edged sword. Beautiful and seductive if tamed, though evil and repulsive if left to its own devices. Heavenly or Satanic. Tantalising. I have always felt an affinity with the fellow who asked me to write this, … More Fire
My cousin recently said that if he could only eat one thing for the rest of his life, it would be Staffordshire Oatcakes. I’m with him all the way. For the uninitiated, Staffs Oatcakes are something like a mix of pancakes, chappati’s and burrito wraps, but much better. They are unique. What really makes them … More Staffordshire Oatcakes
No, I shall not look your way, although I might. Not to turn and seek your eyes is a great feat; It is enough to share in this bright bulb light, That bathes us, separated by just one seat. Yes, I say bathe even though this light is fake, For we share a light … More What are you writing?
Sometimes you have to cross great voids With arms that know you well; That feel, before the bend arrives That you are steeped in hell. That scoop you up, then drive you on, To make your final stand; Then jettison your flailing arms To lunge toward the sand. The time will come to … More Brothers In Arms