The baby woke, his screams shattering the quiet calm of the night. 'Shut UP,' shouted Essie. I can't take this anymore, she thought to herself. At 22, Essie was in no way prepared for the relentlessness of raising a baby. Derek, the baby's father, up and left as soon as the words, 'I'm pregnant' fell… Continue reading Trill in the night (short story)
What are your hopes and expectations for your life? Do these hopes, these expectations form a dominant thought process in your day-to-day life? When I think about my own hopes and expectations over my life, I realise they have changed and morphed as I have grown, but they rarely dominated my life path. I was… Continue reading What dominates your life?
I walked to my gym this morning. Put the earbuds in, and strode off down the road. It is only a 10-15 minute walk so I am not sure why I don't do it more often. Especially given that I am a chubster who could benefit from dropping 20kgs. More incidental exercise never goes astray,… Continue reading On being candid
I admire people who have a strategy for life. Personally, I am the sort who bounces from one moment in life to another. I am not really a planner. I bounced my way into a cult-like organisation over twenty years ago. I remember feeling as though I was a log caught in a river's current,… Continue reading Strategies and plans
When do I reach the horizon? Where everything looks so clear Where the skies are blue And no darkness threatens. On the horizon there beckons Easier times. Where nothing Gets in the way of needing, Wanting, providing. I make my way to the horizon By way of rocky paths, Beset on every side… Continue reading The horizon beckons